TABLE TENNIS (PING-PONG) WAS FOUNDED IN 1891. IT WAS INCLUDED IN OLIMPIC GAMES IN 1988. THIS SPORT FAMOUS BETWEEN WORLD-FAMOUS SPORTSMEN, POLITICS, ACTORS.
THERE ARE SOME REASONS:
- It will help improve the handwriting.
Table tennis is the development of fine motor skills of the body, constant training of the muscles of the arm and hand. As a result, your handwriting become more beautiful as it is.
- It will help your eyes.
Nowadays more and more people have problems with eyes, as they work at the computer, or look at the screen located at the same distance all day long. So, this sport, useful as a short-sighted, farsighted, and those who have recently undergone eye surgery. During the game, your eyes continuously do exercises, focusing on the flying ball, then flying right at you. As a result, if you play regularly your eyes view become better more and more.
- Any age can play (and win)
If you come to any table tennis club or sport gym you can find that different ages (from 5 years-to 97years) compete equally with each other. Table tennis is not all about ‘power’. You need good technique, good touch and good tactics to win.
- Table tennis promotes international peace.
Table tennis become popular and all people from such countries as England, Scotland, Wales, India, France, Singapore, USA, China, Germany, Russia, Australia, Finland, Czech Republic, Iran, South Africa and more… play table tennis. Also, there are International Table Tennis Day, it celebrates on the 6th of April.
- You will be agile.
As the scientists say, dexterity is “highly developed muscular sensation and plasticity of cortical nervous processes”. Table tennis works to improve both of them. During the match, you are focused all the time and solve difficult motor coordination problems several times a minute (the average pace of the game ranges from 30 to 120 beats per minute).
As for me… I play table tennis since 2006 and to tell the truth this sport teaches me too many lessons, I will point some of them. Firstly, it teaches me to respect your competitors. Secondly, be more concentrated, put goals and archive them me to find new ways, how to solve different problems, not to give up. Thirdly, it helps me to be strong, healthy and positive. Finally, as every competition usually small holiday for every people who like and play tennis, it is a good way to communicate with people, watch how stronger sportsmen plays, gain new knowledge from them.
Do not be afraid to try! Go for it!
Among the currents of stormy days, the heart beats a little stronger when you open the doors to the spacious bright hall,
Here, like a bird, a white ball, among the spins and innings, knocks and beats on the table like wings to take off.
Table Tennis – a magical game
Table tennis – the best time to come
And if the belief in yourself, and the spirit of the teams is bright,
That is no limit on the way to the heights of excellence!