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Table Tennis

Table tennis (also known as Ping Pong) has a long list of incredible health benefits!

The low impact nature of the sport stimulates many areas of the brain simultaneously, improving coordination, reflexes and balance - as well as helping to burn energy and develop mental sharpness.

Table Tennis is one of the most popular indoor sports worldwide. It is a fast-paced game that requires quick reflexes, hand-eye coordination, and strategic thinking. While table tennis is enjoyed by millions of people around the world, some countries have emerged as powerhouses in the sport!

3 Facts!

  1. Table Tennis Was Invented in England - In 1890, Englishman David Foster introduced the first game of tennis on a table.

  2. Table Tennis Became an Olympic Sport in 1988 - Over 100 years after table tennis was first invented, the fast sport finally was recognised as an Olympic sport in 1988 as the Seoul Olympics.

  3. Table Tennis Rackets Have Two Different Colour Sides - One side is used for attacking and the other for defending


Let's play!

If you have one of our Table Tennis sets, you can watch the how to video below to help you set-up your table tennis net on a table at home. For rules on the game, visit Table Tennis England - see link below.


Table Tennis Net (Set-up)


Table Tennis Rules

The aim of the game is simple; hit the ball over the net onto your opponent’s side. The ball should bounce once on the opponent’s side of the table. A point is won by you if your opponent is unable to return the ball or if they hit the ball before it bounces on their side of the table (unless the ball has already cleared the table).

Visit Table Tennis England website for detailed rules and how-to play video tutorials;

Let us know how you get on, share your experiences @thewondercompanyuk or email


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