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Having Fun With Table Tennis

Table tennis, also known as Ping Pong is a sport that can be played indoors and outdoors as the designated table divided by a net present outdoors and the conditions are ideal for play. But generally, table tennis is a sport interior. The basics of the game at two or four players hit a ball and each resulting from the use of paddles. If you saw a professional table tennis you’ll be fascinated by the speed of reflexes players.

Sometimes you can not even follow the ball movement because of the rapid plays. To experts, even the players can hit the ball so it creates a spin to the ball bounce which makes it difficult to predict. But these professional athletes have quick reflexes as the quick reaction time allowing them to strike with confidence and return the ball to the opponent.

As you’ve probably seen at sports events and in films, table tennis is a great success in East Asia particularly in China, where many great players come. In China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, table tennis called Qiu Ping Pang while in Japan it is called Takkyu Korea and the sport is called Tak-ku.

To give you an idea of the rapid reaction should be, during the Olympics plays, the ball speed was measured at a speed of 112.5 km / h or 69.9 miles per hour. This speed is quite difficult to follow especially on a small table only 274 cm x 152.5 cm x 76 cm high. Speaking of the table, the table is more often painted green or dark blue.

Some tables are black. There is a clear in the middle which is about 15.25 cm or 6 inches. Even if the picture is rather small, table tennis requires a lot of room for players to move and take the quick shot freely. In competitions, you will see players moving as far as 3 meters from the edge of the table.

This situation has prompted the Federation of Table Tennis designate an area 14m long and 7 meters wide and 5 meters high and the competition table tennis. Anything that could affect the performance of the player and could hamper their ability to play well.

Players use paddles to hit the ball. The paddles measuring about 10 cm long and generally a layer of sponge and rubber covering the racket striking the region. Recent studies and scientific research has been finding the best materials that can be used on the surface of strikes in order to maximize the amount of spin and speed of the ball.

Like other sports such as baseball and golf, technology now plays a major role in enhancing capabilities of the players by allowing them to perform in a manner that seems impossible.

The table tennis ball is a small ball of celluloid. Measuring 40mm in diameter, the ball is hollow and quality is determined by the bounce, roundness and consistency.

The original purpose of the game was to see who will be able to obtain a score of 21 in the first. But in 2001, the governing body of international table tennis that score 11 points rule.

The race to 11 has since been adopted in international competitions. But the 21 point scoring system is still played by most people in recreation even small competition.

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