South Bend TTC Disabled Veterans Camp

By Danny Seemiller | Dec. 10, 2017, 2:36 p.m. (ET)

South Bend TTC Disabled Veterans camp - Steve Betts hitting a forehand drive

Steve Betts hitting a forehand drive

South Bend TTC Disabled Veterans Camp held Dec. 2/3 2017

The South Bend TTC hosted a Disabled Veterans camp on Dec. 2/3.14 players signed up for the 2 day camp.Our club was able to have approved a table to hand out the information at the local VA outpatient center.This gave us access to many possible Veterans that might have interest in the sport.

The participants were given a paddle, some instruction and a hitting partner to work with.

Tom Hollis has had spinal fusion surgery on his back and is quite limited in his ability to turn but he enjoyed the day and his fundamental strokes are quite good.Steve Betts is a  competitive player with 2 replacement knees and a chronic bad back. Table tennis keeps him in shape and he plays regularly at the SBTTC.

 

South Bend TTC Disabled Veterans camp - Tom Hollis and Jon Gallagher

Tom Hollis and Jon Gallagher