Similarly one may ask, what is the professional table tennis size?
The table is 2.74 m (9.0 ft) long, 1.525 m (5.0 ft) wide, and 76 cm (2.5 ft) high with any continuous material so long as the table yields a uniform bounce of about 23 cm (9.1 in) when a standard ball is dropped onto it from a height of 30 cm (11.8 in), or about 77%.
Also know, what size should a table tennis table be?
The Ideal Standard
If space and budget allows we recommend that the table you purchase should meet International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) requirements which state that: A table should measure 2.74m long, 1.525m wide and be 76cm high. The ball should bounce 23cm high when dropped from a height of 30cm.
What should I look for when buying a table tennis table?
Play Surface: The first thing to look for in a table tennis table is the thickness of the top. Tops will range in thickness from ½” to 1”. The playing surface should be at least 3/4 inches or 19mm thick. Anything of lesser thickness will warp too easily and not give consistent ball bounce.
Playing style: Ping Pong uses sandpaper which provides medium to slow speed and medium spin. Table tennis has a faster pace and a higher amount of spin. Table tennis has an offensive and defensive playing style. Ping Pong can mix both playing-styles in a game.
Official Rules of Table Tennis
- GAMES ARE PLAYED TO 11 POINTS. …
- ALTERNATE SERVES EVERY TWO POINTS. …
- TOSS THE BALL STRAIGHT UP WHEN SERVING. …
- THE SERVE CAN LAND ANYWHERE IN SINGLES. …
- DOUBLES SERVES MUST GO RIGHT COURT TO RIGHT COURT. …
- A SERVE THAT TOUCHES THE NET ON THE WAY OVER IS A “LET” …
- ALTERNATE HITTING IN A DOUBLES RALLY.
In table tennis, games are played to 11 points. This means that the first person to reach 11 points wins, except in the case of a 10-10 tie. In this circumstance, one person will have to win two consecutive rallies in order to win the game.
Its no brainer – shipping a table, storing a table etc will cost more than say of equal value in rubbers. Cost must include freight, storage, return on investment-profit margin, marketing etc and this is only the retailer part. ITTF approved tables are mostly 25mm, and cheap tables are 19mm or even lower.
Like most sports, table tennis offers great mind-body stimulation, aerobic exercise, and social interaction. Unlike many sports, however, the overall risk for injury with table tennis is quite low. Some of the many health benefits of table tennis include: Improving hand-eye coordination.
There are many good quality products available in the market at a reasonable price, but high-end tables offer great performance and last for a long time. You need to decide which table you should go for depending on your budget. Some ping-pong players say that tables with 1 inch thick tops are worth considering.