Then, when was the table tennis began?
The game was invented in England in the early days of the 20th century and was originally called Ping-Pong, a trade name. The name table tennis was adopted in 1921–22 when the old Ping-Pong Association formed in 1902 was revived.
Also know, who is the father of table tennis?
Who introduced the table tennis in the Philippines?
In the Philippines, table tennis was introduced around 1900 by American soldiers, who were part of the first American colonization period in the Philippines. They brought with them early table tennis boxed sets and in their past time between duties, they introduced table tennis to the local natives.
Improves hand-eye coordination – Playing table tennis helps stimulate mental alertness, concentration and tactical strategy. It is the perfect game for both young and old to sharpen reflexes. Develops mental acuteness – A key element of table tennis is the speed, spin and placement of the ball.
The table tennis racket is the main equipment in table tennis. A racket (also called as a “bat” in Europe, or a “paddle” in United State) composes of a blade and two rubbers on the two sides.
Some of the names that it was known by are: Ping-Pong or Gossima. Table Tennis. Whiff Waff.