Hello, I have been playing table tennis (NOT ping-pong! ;->) for over 20 years. Began in college and trained by a USTTA (US Table Tennis Association) certified coach. Played in tournaments at the collegiate, local, and regional levels. Achieved a high rating of 1580 a few years...have not been that active as of late.
Rules, equipment, techniques, and jargon.
Was a USTTA (now USATT) member for many years!
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Hello Ade, Are you talking about a permanent facility *only* for table tennis? Like a pool hall, but for table tennis? Is table tennis very popular in this area? If not, I do not see how you'd be
Hello, Not sure if there are rules that require a certain amount of space, but the following is from the USATT website, and I believe is a general guideline. The table tennis table is 5 feet wide
Hello Eric, How many players are you expecting in total? For large numbers, I like the idea of small groups that play a round-robin format with the winner in each group advancing to a single elimination
Hello Phil, Matches used to consist of games to 21 (win by 2), but now the pros play 11 point games. So, instead of the best 2 out of 3 or 3 out of 5 21-pt games, now it is typically 3 out of 5 or
Hello Zubair, The table tennis table is 5 feet wide by 9 feet long. Allowing a minimum of 5 feet on either side makes the width of the playing area 15 feet. Now add to the length 10 feet on either end