Posts Tagged: tabletennis

9 Funny Things About Table Tennis No One Talks About

One of the cool things about table tennis is that although there is some work involved, you probably aren’t going to log as many miles as you would chasing a real tennis ball around an actual concrete court. So, with that in mind, here are a few of the funny things you probably don’t already

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Robot helped me become better player

  One thing that truly brought me solace was my love for table tennis. There were a lot of people that played a lot better than me, people that had been professionally coached or had been playing from their toddler days. They were good. They were really, really good. Nonetheless, table tennis was something that

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I Improved with AI Robot Trainer

I watched keenly as Nile tossed the ball up. It was always very difficult to actually return or even catch any of his serves; well, Nile was that good at playing table tennis.

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I Considered Letting Him Win

  I’m sure there is a puzzled look on my face as I regard my friend Dean. He is getting a new ball from the ball boy who is picking them for us. This is the third time I am unable to return his serve. It is very fast and is packing a lot of

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Playing Ping Pong in the Basement was Fun

  She held the ping pong ball in one hand, bringing the paddle close to it before pulling it further away again. She repeated this motion a couple of times, grinning in the way that made me think about her late at night.

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Playing Table Tennis can make you Fit

Playing on regular basis will increase your fitness. There is not enough time to learn everything there is to know about table tennis in PE class given that this only lasts an hour.

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Who Invented Table Tennis?

The game of table tennis was invented in England in the 1880’s by rich Victorians looking for an activity to be played indoors. When the game was first played, books served as a net, a knot of string or a champagne cork was used as a ball, and cigarette box lids were employed as paddles.

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I was sixteen before I hit a single tennis ball

“Jason, you need to hold on tightly to the baton and rest your entire weight on your left foot. That’s how you play. That’s how you frigging hit the ball!” I could still remember the words fifteen years later. I was fourteen then and David, my father, wouldn’t stop yelling from a distance as I

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