Terrific Table Tennis!

Table tennis is one of the skills that I specialise in. As some may know, I go to table tennis sessions every Tuesday (6:00pm-7:00pm), Thursday (6:00-8:00) and Friday (6:00-6:45); Tuesdays and Thursdays at Farnborough Academy, and Fridays at Rushcliffe Academy. In my opinion, table tennis is a great sport and I would recommend it to many people. IImage result for table tennisn fact, if you would like to learn a little bit more about table tennis, I would happily provide you with some facts and rules:

Rules:

  • If the ball touches the table surface, it is declared in, and you will receive a point.
  • If you return the ball, however it doesn’t bounce upon your opponents side, you will lose a point.
  • When serving, the ball must be projected upwards at least 16 cm upwards.
  • After your serve, the table tennis ball must hit your table and then your rival’s table.

Facts:

  • The oldest table tennis player is called Dorothy de Low, and she was 97 years old when she represented Australia at the XIV World Veterans Table Tennis Championships, at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 25th May 2008.
  • The youngest Olympic table tennis medallist is Mima Ito, who at 15 years won a bronze medal at the 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 16th August 2016.Image result for table tennis GIF
  • The longest table tennis rally lasted 8 hrs, 40 mins and 5 seconds, and it was played by Daniel Ives and Peter Ives at the Plumstead Radical Working Men’s Club in London, UK, on the 23rd March 2014.

Check out this video of the Longest Table Tennis Rally…

Miss Lee… Please may you put this video on…   https://youtu.be/4TEzhnnl_Ew

Thank you for reading my blog, and if you have any questions, ask away down below!

 

 

 

5 Comments

  1. I thought I was ok at table, but you must the best, I did not know that the oldest table tennis player was 97 years old. Also I didn’t know that you to lessons on Tuesday as well as Thursday. Well done, keep it up.

  2. Do you know how many points makes a match point?
    Did you know that the table tennis rules is that your rubber should be black and red?

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