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Table tennis was developed in the late 19th century. It is considered to be of the English origin. It is described as a “miniature” tennis that was played indoors in the 1880s and 1890s.

Athletes first played with cigar-box lids for rackets and a carved champagne cork for a ball. Today, players use rubber-coated wooden and carbonfiber rackets and a lightweight, hollow celluloid ball.


Table tennis is the world’s largest participation sport.  40 million competitive players.  Millions involved recreationally. 

Table tennis first appeared in the Olympics in Seoul, in 1988. The four table tennis events in the Olympics include: 1. Men’s singles 2. Women’s singles 3. Men’s doubles 4. Women’s doubles


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Table tennis is played by hitting a light ball over a net across a large table (court)

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Points are scored when the other player doesn't return the ball onto the table correctly


Racket or paddle can be of any size, shape and weight  Ball  Table  Comfortable clothing 


Table  Net  Floor 


Matches are played in 2 out of 3 or 3 out of 5 11 point sets  A lead of at least 2 points needed to win the set 


Umpire: responsible for controlling the match, announces points and calls out of bounds balls ď‚ž Assistant umpire: post the scoring, signal out of bound balls ď‚ž


Orthodox (Shakehand)

Penholder


Forehand: drive, block, push.  Backhand: drive, block, push.  Both can be done with topspin, sidespin, backspin. 


Toss the ball at least 6 in to the air to begin the serve  Ball must be struck while is dropping  The server in singles can serve the ball anywhere in the court  Only in doubles the serve is diagonally from the right side of the court to the opponents right court 


A lost of point will happen when any part of your body touches the table  A rally continues until the ball is send out of the boundaries  The player who served at the beginning of a game is the receiver at the beginning of the next game 


Lateral – side steps (side shuffle)  Anterior – stepping up  Posterior – stepping back  Vertical – jumping (hopping)/squatting  Arms – elbow flexion/extension  Shoulders – internal/external rotation 


Major Muscles Used : › quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteus maximus,

deltoids, biceps, triceps.

Hand – Eye Coordination  Quickness on Feet  Endurance 


PADDLE  HANDLE  NET  TABLE  PLAYER  TO SCORE  TO SERVE  TO RECEIVE  TO HIT 

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FOREHAND BACKHAND GRIP TO DROP TO SAVE RALLY SHOT TOPSPIN BACKSPIN SIDESPIN


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WHERE does it play ? HOW is the scoring of the game? WHO is controlling the game during a match? WHAT is the “grip”? HOW do you serve in singles? WHICH physical quality is demanded to play it? WHICH muscles are used more playing it?


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