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Of or pertaining to any organized, competitive, entertaining, and skillful activity or game requiring commitment, strategy, and fair play, in which a winner can be defined by objective means within a specified set of rules.

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Sports; Table tennis

The blade of a paddle has a coating that is made of a rubber surface and its purpose is to help reduce the effect of spin on the ball.

assistant umpire

Sports; Table tennis

The assistant umpire puts up the score of the players, he signals when a ball goes out of bounds and he can rule whether a serve was fair or not.


Sports; Table tennis

The name of a player who is able to go on the offensive and overwhelm their adversary with very hard hit shots.


Sports; Table tennis

When the player hitting the ball has the back of their hand facing their opponent.

backhand push

Sports; Table tennis

This is a shot that is used to return short shots and shots that have a lot of backspin on them. The stroke on this shot is short and the paddle is held at a slight angel in order ...


Sports; Table tennis

A backspin shot travels a long distance it does not bounce high on the opponents side of the table and loses speed after it has bounced.


Sports; Table tennis

The ball must be white or orange. It is made of plastic and weighs 2.5 grams (.875 oz). It is 38.2 centimeters wide (1 ? inches).