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Table tennis has become one of the most popular sports in modern times. And its ever-increasing recognition is a direct result of how it has captivated the interests of people worldwide. What is great about table tennis is anyone can learn the sport without much formal training and coaching. Aside from books and the Internet, the sport can be learned with the convenience of table tennis DVD copies.
Countless passionate players, greenhorns, veterans or just plain fans of the sport have been ...Read the rest of this post »
Table tennis is a fast paced sport. Since the paddles and the balls are all lightweight, it is easy for players to make impressive moves.
There are two types of people who love this sport. There are fans that are impressed with the way some athletes perform while there are those who actively take part in the game.
The person can watch the game live if the tournament is in town. This can also be seen on television. When there is an unforgettable part in the match that impresses the viewer, ...Read the rest of this post »
Table tennis videos have made a mark in the market of sports videos in the recent years. More and more companies are producing various videos in different formats such as DVDs. A table tennis DVD might be a compilation of previous Olympic games, World Championships or even an instructional one meant to guide a beginner to the sports and enhance the skills of a professional player.
One table tennis DVD that has acquired immense popularity is the "Table Tennis Beyond Imagination" video. This ...Read the rest of this post »
Table tennis DVDs are increasingly popular and in the sports videos market. More companies are producing table tennis DVDs using different themes and formats to suit the demands of the rising number of table tennis enthusiasts. Table tennis DVDs might come as a compilation of film clips from previous Olympic games and World Championships. Instructional videos suited for both the beginner and the professional player are also widely available.
A series of table tennis DVDs that are currently ...Read the rest of this post »
Most sports will require some kind of skill or some form of characteristics that will make playing a little bit easier. Height for example is an advantage when it comes to basketball as players who are tall can easily get to the baskets. Bowling, on the other hand, requires strength of the arm as well as steadiness because the bowling ball can be really heavy. Chess needs a mind that thinks strategy and end game while those who are involved with gymnastics will need flexibility and ...Read the rest of this post »
Table tennis is considered to be the miniature version of tennis. This is because everything has been shrunk in size from the court, the paddle and the ball. The rules are very similar so those who want to play should first learn the basics and then advance further.
One of the first things anyone should do is read up on the sport. The historical part should just be breezed through but more focus should go to the rules and the various techniques in playing the game.
This information can be found ...Read the rest of this post »
USA Table Tennis Association
USA Table tennis association (USATT) is the governing body that is responsible for promoting and maintaining the sport of table tennis in the United States. USATT is recognized by the International Table Tennis Federation
(ITTF) which is the governing body in charge of table tennis in the world today.
The USA table tennis organization was founded in 1933 and it is presently located in Colorado Spring in the United States. Table tennis also known as ping ...Read the rest of this post »
The Level of Spin in Table Tennis
In most racket sport, the use of spin is very important. The level of spin in table tennis is much higher than other racket sport.At the beginner level of the sport, the use of spin is not so important when compared with the advanced level. Two types of spin are introduced at the beginner level of table tennis, and they are topspin and backspin.Without the knowledge of spin, it will be difficult for beginners to really understand and develop their basic
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Rules about Table Tennis ' The Net
Table Tennis Question ' Rules about Table Tennis Net;
Is it legal, the ball hit the net, and then the same player hit it second times?
The answer to your question is NO it is not legal when the ball hit the net and the same player hit it second time.Let us see what the official rules of table tennis says regarding your question. 2.10.01.03 if, after he or she has made a service or a return, the ball touches anything other than the net assembly ...Read the rest of this post »
Five Qualities of a Table Tennis Player
Playing in table tennis competition is not easy for beginning or amateur players. It can bring out the best or even the worst in any player. Any form of weakness in your game can be used against you by your opponents in a tournament
.This guide will explain the five qualities of a table tennis player that can help beginners or amateur players to become competitive and win more matches.It will take a lot of training and practice to become a good table ...Read the rest of this post »
Ordinary Rubber or Sponge Rubber Racket
There are different types of table tennis rubber. Most beginners always like to know which type of rubber is best for playing table tennis, is it the ordinary rubber or sponge rubber racket
The type of rubber
you use will depend on your level and style of play. The two common types of rubber is the ordinary rubber and sponge rubber.
In the beginner level of table tennis, ordinary rubber racket can be used but sponge rubber is still preferable and ...Read the rest of this post »
Multiball Table Tennis Training
There are many training technique to help beginners learn how to play table tennis
and one of these methods is multiball table tennis training. Multi ball is a very effective training method for beginners and amateur table tennis players.It is always very difficult for beginners to effectively control the ball without the use of some effective table tennis training
. Multiball is a table tennis training used to help beginners concentrate on hitting and placement ...Read the rest of this post »
What is a Good Table Tennis Serve?
Simply put, a good table tennis serve is a serve that is legal and which is difficult for your opponent to return. There are two factors to consider when we are talking about a good table tennis serve. The first factor is that the serve must be legal while the second is that is must be difficult for your opponent to return.
A legal serve in table tennis
For a serve to be legal, is must comply with the rules as specify in the ITTF official laws of table
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How to Choose your Ping Pong Table and Save Money
You need to know how to choose a ping pong table before you make up your mind to buy one. You need to first know which type of table is right for you.
There are two factors you have to consider for you to know the best table tennis table to buy. They include the maker of the table and the quality of the table.After considering the above mentioned factors, you should ask yourself these four simple questions which are; what size of table do ...Read the rest of this post »
Table Tennis Robot
Why do you need a table tennis robot? It can be very useful to practice and improve your techniques.
A ping pong robot is a programmed table tennis ball launcher used to shoot or fire table tennis balls
to the other end of the ping pong table for practice purposes.
Table tennis is played by two or four players and it will not be possible for one person to practice the game alone.
Most people practice ping pong in their local clubs where they have many table tennis tables ...Read the rest of this post »
Table Tennis Room Size
What is the standard table tennis room size? This is a very important question in table tennis for beginner.
If there is not enough space in a table tennis room, it will be frustrating and the players will not be able to enjoy the game. However the level of table tennis players
will determine the amount of space that they will need in a game.Professional table tennis players need enough space to be able to exhibit their table tennis skills, for instance a defender ...Read the rest of this post »
Table Tennis Rubber
The TT rubber is use to cover the table tennis blade
. It is affixed on both sides of the blade that is used to hit the ball.
Table tennis rubbers are distinguished by their colors. The rules of table tennis specify that one side must be red and another side black.
A player may decide to leave one side without rubber but he must not hit the ball with that side.
But choosing the right ping pong rubber is not that easy.
There are different kinds of rubbers for you to ...Read the rest of this post »
Table Tennis Training
Table tennis training is very important for beginners to improve their skills. Table tennis is a sport that needs a lot of practice to be able to master the basic techniques involve in playing the game.
In the recreational level, people play the game just for fun and they are not really interested in improving their skills. However if you are a beginner and you have the intention of improving you skills and taking your game to the next level, then you must have to ...Read the rest of this post »
Table Tennis Shoes
A good pair of TT shoes will contribute to your overall performance in your game. There are special shoes designed to play table tennis as it is with other racket
When you play table tennis at home with your family or close friends, you are just out to have fun and you may not take the game serious enough to buy a ping pong shoe.
However when you start to get serious about the sport you will feel the need to buy the right shoes and clothes.
Here are three very ...Read the rest of this post »