Member of the Federal Council, Christophe Porte participated in the work of the common meeting of the FFTT on Saturday by videoconference. “The main subject was: how the Federation is managing the crisis”, explains the president of the League of the Great East.
Working teams have been arrange round 4 themes so as to discover options: federal life, funds, communication and sports activities so as to “answer the questions our licensees are legitimately asking themselves”, specifies Christophe Porte. , additionally president of TT Maizières-lès-Metz.
One factor is definite, “the Federation will not reimburse the licensees directly. These are the clubs that are in front of them, ”remembers the chief of the Grand Est, who speaks for Gilles Erb, #1 of the FFTT. “The Federation will encourage golf equipment to take motion, however the remaining resolution will probably be up to them. “To recruit new members, the clubs will be able to use a” customizable communication equipment “provided free of charge by the Federation. “There will probably be flyers, posters, campaigns on social networks …”
“We are thinking about other forms of practice”
Regarding the sporting part, everyone seems to be ready for subsequent Friday, the deadline for the continuation, or not, of the workforce championships. “We have relatively few hopes that we can really resume in the form planned”, acknowledges Christophe Porte. “Now, we are thinking about other forms of practice: a spring tournament, encouraging clubs to organize small tournaments, groupings. As soon as we can, we will offer something to the licensees. It is our workhorse! “
In addition, Gilles Erb, who recently met Roxana Maracineanu, the Minister of Sport, to promote a rapid resumption of activity, will launch “a Grenelle table tennis”. The objective, according to the president of the League of the Great East, is to “put the package on the re-entry, with an investment of one million euros, to support the clubs and that, in the end, the licensees there. find, that they want to come back to our rooms and practice table tennis ”.