table tennis official rules
Rules / June 30, 2019

table tennis official rules

NCTTA presents the 2017 College Table Tennis Bracket Challenge Predict the results of the TMS College Table Tennis Championships and win fabulous prizes! Contests are free to enter for residents of the U.S. and Canada. Two contests to enter: The NCTTA Team Bracket Challenge, sponsored by TMS International Congratulations to our winners! First place: Greg Hartmann…

Table tennis rules for kids
Rules / May 31, 2019

Table tennis rules for kids

It s the back-and-forth sport with a ball that travels up to 100 miles per hour. Kidzworld looks at the game of table tennis. History Table tennis or ping-pong started as a social hobby in England in the late 1800s. It s believed to have been invented by army officers who used rounded wine corks for balls and old cigar boxes as paddles. It remained popular as a party…

Rules of table tennis singles
Rules / May 1, 2019

Rules of table tennis singles

I’ve heard a number of ridiculous rules brought about by recreational players that are just silly. I’ll try to dispel some of these myths and give a short-list of the essential rules you need to know when serving. If you can follow the rules outlined here, this should prevent 99% of the conflicts that often arise from not following rules. The Myths Myth #1: In a singles…

Tennis rules for singles
Rules / April 1, 2019

Tennis rules for singles

2017 Tennis Singles Rules | | Recent rule changes appear in italicized font . Rule 1: Facility All matches will be played at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex (HTRC). Alcohol and tobacco are not permitted inside the complex or in the parking lot. All court reservations must be made through the HTRC staff at (319) 384-1215. Rule 3: Ground Rules Tennis uses…

Ping pong rule book
Rules / March 2, 2019

Ping pong rule book

Over the weekend, I happened to go viral. Or rather a single paragraph from a book I wrote called The Elements of Eloquence went viral. The guilty paragraph went like this: “Adjectives in English absolutely have to be in this order: opinion-size-age-shape-colour-origin-material-purpose Noun. So you can have a lovely little old rectangular green French silver whittling…

Ping pong rules and regulations
Rules / January 31, 2019

Ping pong rules and regulations

These Ping Pong Rules outline and the rules and regulations of the game of Ping Pong. Ping Pong Game Preparation. Before starting a game of Ping-Pong it is worth remembering that whilst Ping-Pong is played in a relatively small area it does require a certain amount of physical exertion. Warming up and stretching is, therefore, essential to avoid potential injury…

tennis let rules
Rules / January 1, 2019

tennis let rules

From the ITF Rule book: The service is a let if: a. The ball served touches the net, strap or band, and is otherwise good; or, after touching the net, strap or band, touches the receiver or the receiver’s partner or anything they wear or carry before hitting the ground; or b. The ball is served when the receiver is not ready. In the case of a service let, that particular…

Ping pong rules for kids
Rules / December 2, 2018

Ping pong rules for kids

KidStock / Getty Images Welcome to the sport of table tennis (or ping-pong, as it is known in recreational circles)! As a new player, you are no doubt looking for some helpful advice to get you playing good table tennis as soon as possible, and to avoid making those mistakes that can slow down your progress. This Beginner s Guide to Table Tennis/Ping-Pong will help…

table tennis racket rules
Rules / November 2, 2018

table tennis racket rules

2.5.2 The ball is in play from the last moment at which it is stationary on the palm of the free hand before being intentionally projected in service until the rally is decided as a let or a point. 2.5.5 The racket hand is the hand carrying the racket. 2.5.6 The free hand is the hand not carrying the racket; the free arm is the arm of the free hand. 2.6.1 Service…

Lawn tennis rules in hindi
Rules / October 3, 2018

Lawn tennis rules in hindi

Five bold predictions about a sport long averse to change. (AP) Tennis has changed radically since the game went Open in 1968. One moment, Rod Laver is swinging a Dunlop Maxply Fort on the green lawn of an exclusive country club. He’s dressed all in white, wearing a matching bucket hat. Less than five years later, Billie Jean King is a sequined blur, blasting away…

International table tennis federation rules
Rules / September 3, 2018

International table tennis federation rules

If table tennis didn t have a set of rules, it wouldn t be much of a sport - at least, not one that I d want to play. Without rules, there would be nothing to stop your opponent from changing the score on a whim, or punching you in the nose to distract you while you are trying to play a shot! Overall, rules in table tennis are a good thing. They set the framework…

Table tennis rules volley
Rules / August 4, 2018

Table tennis rules volley

Gael Marziou/flickr/CC BY 2.0 What are rules about volleying in table Tennis or Ping-Pong? There are two situations where there may be a volley, or a return of the ball without it hitting the table first. In table tennis, this isn t allowed. See what rules apply to this situation. Question 1: On a return can you hit the ball directly out of the air without it hitting…

Ping pong rules for dummies
Rules / February 11, 2018

Ping pong rules for dummies

My favorite summer memories as a young teen include the hours I spent on the pickleball court at the local beach with my friends. Match after match we d play, even coming up with competition brackets and our own playoff games. Afternoons would stretch into evenings, but my competitive nature would keep me on the court until my parents came to drag me home for dinner…

Rules and regulations of ping pong
Rules / January 12, 2018

Rules and regulations of ping pong

Rosters Due: Friday, March 10, 5:00 pm Play Begins: Tuesday, March 28, AFP Fitness Center The email address that the captain submits on the official roster form will be used to send information regarding schedules, rules, policies, and procedures at least 48 hours before the start of the sport season. The Basics All ping pong matches are played in the Adam F. Press…

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