Arkansas Table Tennis Academy (ARKTTA) is Arkansas's premier dedicated training center for the Olympic and international sport of table tennis.
ARKTTA focuses on growing the sport of table tennis in Arkansas by:
- introducing more people to the sport of table tennis
- advocating the physical, mental, and social benefits of table tennis
- developing training programs for youth, adults, seniors, and para players, and
- providing organized training sessions and competitive tournaments.
Players of all ages and skill levels will have an opportunity to improve their table tennis abilities and overall health and fitness. ARKTTA will collaborate with other table tennis organizations, community centers, and schools to create a positive atmosphere in which everyone has the opportunity to participate in a safe and healthy sport that can be enjoyed for a lifetime.
The Academy provides optimal conditions for anyone to improve their skills and overall health and fitness. Whether you are a beginner or a serious athlete, the Academy's professional resources can help you progress to the next level. We offer individual and group coaching sessions, open play, training equipment, and a state-of-the art robot that simulates a human-like training experience.
We actively seek sponsors to help reduce financial barriers for entry into the sport, promote the numerous benefits of table tennis, and support other service-oriented community programs.
The Academy is centrally located at 15716 MacArthur Dr., North Little Rock, AR in an 1,800 sq. ft., central air-conditioned & heated building with 16-ft ceilings, tournament level lighting (700+ lux), large covered patio, water fountain, refrigerator, microwave, restroom, and ample parking.
Academy equipment features:
- 4 Professional grade tables (2 JOOLA 3000SC & 2 Donic Waldner Classic 25) approved by both USATT and ITTF for national and international tournament standards
- JOOLA WM and Donic Stress net & post sets
- JOOLA Magic ABS 40+ training balls
- Variety of 3-Star 40+ competition balls
- JOOLA scorer tables and scoreboards
- Resilient, shock-absorbing, anti-skid, textured 4mm thick red table tennis flooring
- Newgy Robo-Pong 3050XL table tennis robot with ball-recycling net system (programmable, authentic game-like experience without an opponent)
- MyPingPongBuddy ball retrievers
- Newgy barriers
- Various training equipment (stretch bands, jump ropes, dumbbells, exercise program cards, and more).