HISTORY OF TABLE TENNIS Table tennis is a game of very recent origin it is started as variation of Lawn Tennis and was first played on dining room table tops in the clubs of Great Britain. From Britain, this game spread to other countries of Europe and Asia. It found a place in the modern Olympic games only in the year 1988at Seoul, south Korea It is very popular game today because it suits players of all ages and can be played under all condition. Table Tennis Association of India was formed in 1938.
RULES OF TABLE TENNIS TABLE NET AND SUPPORTER BALL RACKET CLOTHING GAME MATCH CHOICE OF SERVING RECEIVING OR ENDS CHANGE OF ENDS CHANGE OF SERVICE SERVICE GOOD RETURN ORDER OF PLAY POINTS LET REST TIME OUTS
TABLE LENGTH- 2.74 M.(9 ft.) WIDTH - 1.525 M. (5 ft ) HEIGHT - 76 CM.(2.6 ft ) SURFACE- DARK-BLUE / GREEN
NET & SUPPRTER LENGTH – 1.83 M. HEIGHT - 15.25CM.( 6 Inc.)
BALL DIAMETER- 40 M.M. WEIGHT - 2.7 grm. COLOUR - WHITE /YELLOW THE BALL SHOULD BE MADE OF CELLULOIDE OR SIMILAR PLASTIC MATERIAL
RACKET MAY BE OF ANY SIZE, SHAPE, OR WEIGHT, PIMPLED RUBBER OF NOT MORE THAN 2MM. INWARDS OR OUT WARDS NOT MORE THAN 4 MM
CLOTHING HALF SLEEVED SHIRT SHORT OR SKIRT SCOCKS & PLAYING SHOSE COLOUR – ANY COLOUR OTHER THAN WHITE
GAME A GAME NORMALLY CONSISTS OF 11 POINT, BUT IF THE SCORE IS TIED AT 10, THEN THE WINNER IS THE PLAYER OR PAIR THAT FIRST SCORES 2 POINT MORE THAN THE OPPOSING PLAYER OR PAIR.
MATCH A MATCH MAY CONSIST OF THE BEST OF THREE GAMES OR BEST OF FIVE GAMES.
CHOICE OF SERVING, RECEVING OR ENDS SHOULD BE DECIDED BY A TOSS
CHANGE OF SERVICE TWO SERVICE AFTER DUES ONE SERVICE
CHANGE OF ENDS At the change of ends, a player or a pair that served first in a game should be the first receiver in the following game till the end of a match. In the last possible game of a match,the players should change ends when a player scores 5 points. In the last possible game of a double match,the receiving player should alter its order of receiving when either pair scores 5 points.
Service The server should project the ball upwards at least 16 cm. without imparting spin to the ball when it is descending downwards
GOOD RETURN Passes directly over or around the net and touches the opponents court. A ball touching the net or its supports while passing over or around it is considered to have passed over directly
ORDER OF PLAY Server & Receiver should make a good return alternately till the Ball gets out of play. (same doubles also)
POINT A PLAYER LOSES A POINT IF HE FAILS TO MAKE A GOOD SERVICE HE FAILS TO MAKE A GOOD RETURN AFTER A GOOD SERVICE OR RETURN HIS FREEHAND TOUCHES THE PLAYING SURFACE WHEN THE BALLIS IN PLAY HE VOLLEYS THE BALL HE HIS RACKET OR ANYTHING HE IS WEARING, TOUCHES THE NET OR ITS SUPPORTS DURING PLAY HE OR ANY THINGHE HE CARRIES, MOOVES THE PLAYING SURFACE DURING THE PLAY HE OR ANYTHING HE IS WEARING COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE BALL BEFORE IT TOUCHES THE PLAYING SURFACE ON HIS SIDE OF THE NET AFTER GOOD RETURN OF THE OPPONENT. HE STRIKES THE BALL OUT OF HIS TURN IN DOUBLES GAME. HE STRIKES THE BALLTWICE IN SUCCESSION BALL DOUBLE TOUCH ON TABLE SURFACE
LET/ REST/ TIME-OUT LET- ITS VOLLIED BY THE RECEIVER WHEN SERVICE TOUCH THE NET THE RECEIVING PLAYER OR HIS PARTNER IS NOT READY TO PLAY AND MAKES NO ATTEMPT TO STRIKE THE BALL THE GAME IS INTERRUPTED FOR CORRECTION OF MISTAKE IN PLAYING ORDER OR ACCIDENT etc. REST- IN BETWEEN OF TWO GAME REST TIME IS ONE MINUT TIME OUT- ONE MINUT IN A ONE MATCH
FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS OF TABLE-TENNIS RACKET OR BAT SELECTION RACKET OR BAT GRIP 1)- WESTERN GRIP OR SHAKEHANDGRIP 2)- PENHOLD GRIP POSITION FOR FOREHAND STROCK POSITION FOR BACK HAND STROCK BASIC STROCK PUSH STROCK- A) FORE HAND B) BACKHAND FOREHAND FLAT HIT BACK HAND FLAT HIT BLOCK STROCK- A)-REFLECTIVE B)-DEFLECTIVE
SERVING TOP SPIN BACK SPINE TOP SPINE WITH SIDE SPINE BACK SPINE WITH SIDE SPINE
ATTACKING STROCK TOP SPINE DROP SHOT COUNTER HITTING GAME TACTICE
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS OF TABLE TENNIS WORLD TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP- started from 1923 for men- Swathling cup for women- Corbilion cup OLYMPICS TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP- started first time Seoul Olympics in 1988. ASIAN TABLE TENNIS COMPETITION- started from 1958. COMMONWEALTH TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP- started from 1971 at Singapore. NATIONAL TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP