Table Tennis

Parent Category: Sports
Table Tennis, also known as Ping Pong, is a sport where two players hit a lightweight, hollow ball back and forth with paddles. It originated from England in the Victorian era and was made an Olympic sport in 1988.


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I'm almost positive the two present day most commonly used colors are white and bright orange.
no, example I was the first one to serve in the first set if ever Ilose or win it's still my opponent's turn to serve in the secondset.
in 2002, Mantu Ghosh won the arjuna award in table tennis
Until 2001 a table tennis game was played up to 21 points. But in order to make the game more exciting, have more "crucial" points, and make it more appealing to television viewers, the rules of table tennis were changed. A game of table tennis is now played up to 11 points. The winner is the...
Inversed (INV) rubber is where the smooth side of the rubber is on the outside (the pimples are underneath) and used to strike the ball, whereas pimpled (PIP) rubber is the opposite - where the pimples are on the outside and the smooth side is underneath.
This might take a minute to find out but it is worth it. Playing with broken ping pong balls is terrible. what you do you hold it straight up from the table and let it drop and just listen. let it continue to bounce and if you hear a higher pitched sound you know in that spot that it hit the table,...
Another name for ping pong is table tennis.
2.7g is the official weight.
The Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Paralympic Games is on Wednesday , 29 August 2012
According to the ITTF rules, there is no limit for the size of the table tennis racket.
'Chop' at the ball, hitting the back of the ball at a very slight angle with the bat at a 70/80ish degree angle with the floor. The ball will float through the air, and when it hits the table on your opponents side, it will spin backwards back towards the net, making it tricky to return.
The official color of table tennis table is green or blue.
I worked it out, and found that one mole of ping pong balls would cover the United States to a depth of 4208 km. This may be wrong though.
The rules of tennis are quite simple. The game itself is complex. Rule 1. Opponents stand on opposite sides of the court. The player who delivers the ball to start the point is called the server . The player who stands opposite and cross-court from the server is the receiver . Rule 2. The...
"Among the four Olympic events, the Chinese table tennis team give specific regards to the team events, since they go first and will have positive or negative impact with good or bad results," said Huang. It's the first time that table tennis introduces team events in the Olympic history, and China...
Here is my receipe for beating Lucia: First, pick up her returns as quickly as possible and use a lifting paddle motion to impart topspin on the ball. If you hit the ball late, you'll end up backing up from the table, and she'll have the advantage of being able to angle the ball away from you. Angle...
So far as I know, there is no limit to the circumference of a table tennis bat. People might be tempted to think that if there is no limit, larger, the better. But that is not true because a larger bat can cause your game to slow down.
3 1/3 or 3.3333 ft, as a foot is 12 inches. 12 times 3 is 36, andthe extra 4 inches is a third of a foot.
You have two people and you each have a table tennis bat. You stand on opposite sides of the table and you hit the ball back and forth. The aim of the game is to hit the ball so it bounces once on the other side of the table. If the person on the other side fails to hit it back, you win the point....
According to a contribution elsewhere on WikiAnswers, the international official mass of a ball (they're very sensitive about that) is 2.7 grams = 2.7 x 10 -3 kg. The mass of the earth is listed in another source as 5.97 X 10 24 kg. (5.97 x 10 24 ) / (2.7 x 10 -3 ) = 2.211 x 10 27 ...
The top official is the Tournament Referee. The role of a tournament referee differs widely from one Association to another and from one tournament to another. At one extreme he or she is involved in every part of the organisation, from drafting the entry form to arranging the finals. At...
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The player who played the shot loses the point.
James W. Gibb discovered Table Tennis in 1901
In racket sports, spin is created by the path of the racket striking the ball as it goes upward, downward, or sideways.
Little risk of injury because it isn't a contact sport. You can play it for a long time. I actually know someone who is around 90 years old that play table tennis still. It will improve your hand-eye coordination a lot. It will improve your reflexes, bursts of exertion and recovery leads to fast...
Fred Perry in 1929 Johnny Leach in 1949 Also Victor Barna was World Champion in 1930, 1932, 1933, 1934 and 1935 and Richard Bergmann was World Champion in 1937, 1939, 1948 and 1950 but although they were representing England, they were born in Hungary.
The Japanese take this sport seriously and practice a lot so a match in Japan would most likely be a lot more intense.
If you strike the ball after it bounces on your side of the table your follow through may legally cross over the net. You may even switch sides with your opponent as long as you each play the ball off of the correct sides of the table. However, if you cross over the net during game play you may not...
It depends on how hard you hit the ball.
fast-paced, tiring, technical
The question is very subjective, so no definitive answer can be given.
Answer . what do you mean?. According to Guinness World Records (TM), the longest "contrived" tennis rally is 25,944 strokes by identical twin brothers Angelo & Ettore Rossetti set on 9-10 August 2008 at the North Haven Health & Racquet club in North Haven, CT. The rally lasted 14 hours and 31...
Yes, or they go to academies. Don't be a fool, stay in school.
To win a point at table tennis you need to make the ball bounce on your opponents side of the table, without it having bounced on your side first. If your opponent cannot return the shot in the same manner, you win the point.
It's standard. The ball, which is made of celluloid, a thermoplastic, is neither pressurized nor evacuated.
well ping pong is played on a ping pong table so no
The umpires, or judges as you call them, are responsible for 1. Flipping a coin to decide who serves first in a set. 2. Allow the opponents to swap their bats mutually to check for any defects/etc. 3. Timing the length of the practice time before a set. 4. Announcing the points after every ball. 5....
An assistant umpire is solely responsible for decisions on edge balls at the side of the table nearest to him, and he has the same power as the umpire to decide the legality of a player's service action, whether a player obstructs the ball and some of the conditions for a let.
For general use the tabletop board may be of any continuous material. Tables are available with tops of plywood, particle-board, plastics, metals, concrete or fibre-glass. Since the finish governs the frictional properties more than the substrate does, a broad spectrum of materials can be used...
1 meter (m) is equal to 100 centimeters (cm), so if Maya's table is 300 cm long her table is 3 meters long. In order to remember this, you may want to note that the prefix centi comes from the Latin centum meaning "hundred". Therefore 100 centi meters are equal to 1 meter.
As of the 2008 Games in Beijing he has won one Olympic medal, that being the gold in men's singles at the 2004 Games in Athens.
The answer is ... it depends. A player who obstructs the ball when it's travelling towards the table loses the point, whereas they don't if the ball is travelling away from the table.
A ping pong player should wear tight clothing because it is illegal to touch the table during play with any part of the body, your ping pong paddle, or your clothing. If this happens you forfeit the point to your opponent. I would also recommend playing with short hair because your hair may not...
The heat from the boiling water warms up the air inside the ping pong causing the air to expand and push the dent of the ping pong back out.
The England men are ranked at number 38 in the world. The England women are ranked at number 21 in the world.
Ping Pong Diplomacy usually refers to the events which took place in 1971. Several countries were invited to China to play some friendly table tennis matches. At that time, China's contact with the outside world was limited ... and relations between China and the USA in particular were very...
A tennis ball weighs o.566 newtons.
Each package comes with two piece's of rubber, which covers bothsides
As high as desired. It can't touch the ceiling however. The minimum height that a ball can be thrown for a serve is 6 inches according to the ITTF rules.
The interior of a ping-pong ball is filled with air, while the interior of a golf ball is made of solid material (rubbers) that are heavier (denser) than air. Thus wile about the same size a golf ball is much heavier than a ping-pong ball.
Table tennis has an umpire, an assistant umpire, a timekeeper and a stroke counter. The assistant umpire often also acts as the timekeeper and stroke counter. For each match there is an umpire, whose primary duty is to decide the result of each rally. Where the umpire is officiating alone,...
Is a professional world,as a 25 years table tennis player,i thinkit maybe means you hit the ball from left when you use right hand.
There is a bracket on each side that you screw into the bottom of the table. There should be directions if you buy a new net. Then you have to make sure the net is tight.
Yes. It will be difficult to keep it down without adding topspin though!
The game of table tennis has its roots in lawn tennis. When lawn tennis became very popular in the 1870s & 1880s, game makers tried to emulate its' success by developing indoor versions of the game. David Foster of England introduced the first action game of tennis on a table in 1890.
No. You only have to serve from the right hand side if you're playing doubles.
Paint. Green is the most popular color.
In today's competition, you serve two points, then your opponent serves two. ten-all is duce, at which time the serve changes every point until someone wins by two points.
It is a fun game that the entire family can play. It has also been used as a form of diplomacy.
In terms of ball speeds lawn tennis will register faster; Andy Roddick serves the ball at 155mph. The ball has a long way to pick up speed and the racquet is engineered to be able to hit the ball very fast. However, in terms of game speed, table tennis will be quicker. Games are for fewer points...
Running water moves the air next to it. Moving air has less pressure than air that is still. This is the Bernoulli principle, and helps airplanes to fly. With less pressure on one side from moving air, and more pressure on the other side from still air, the ping-pong ball moves towards the water.
A sealed pocket of Air is inside the hollow center of a table tennis ball.
The question is subjective, so it is not possible to give a definitive answer. Butterfly is more widely used than andro.
76 cm or 30 inches
The question is very subjective, so no definitive answer can be given.
This has got to do with weight and density. A ping pong ball is extreemely light. A golf ball is heavy. If the golfball sinks, that mean that Water of the same volume weigh less. IE the golfball is heavier than water. Regards.
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If the ball hits the player's paddle, including holding hand, before touching other objects (table, ground, etc. but the ball can touch the net), then the other player win the point. It is called 'blocking rule'. It does not matter if the hitting happened behind the end of the table or not (e.g. you...
When lawn tennis became very popular in the 1870s & 1880s, game makers tried to emulate its success by developing indoor versions of the game. So there were card games, board & dice games, rackets & balloon games and even tiddledy winks tennis games.
being able to spin it and being able to beat someone
Yes, pong pong is a fruit. All fruits has seeds and pong pong has seeds too! So we can conclude that pong pong is a fruit!
The two main things are: ☺Stay behind the serving line. ☺Serve the ball over the net.
When lawn tennis became very popular in the 1870s & 1880s, game makers tried to emulate its success by developing indoor versions of the game. So there were card games, board & dice games, rackets & balloon games and even tiddledy winks tennis games.
England. An English Patent (number 11,037) was filed on 15 July 1890 when David Foster of England introduced the first action game of tennis on a table in 1890.
I assume you want it more sticky to try and produce more spin. But the problem is that you don't do anything to your paddle to make it more sticky. You have to buy new rubber that is designed to give you more spin. Added 2-6-2011 : very true for the competition level paddles. Replacing rubber...