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Table Tennis is a sport, played on a table bisected by a low net, in which players hit a lightweight ball using small rackets to volley the ball back and forth with the object of completing a move your opponent is unable to return.

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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

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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.


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


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

backhand push

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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 to try and put ...


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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.


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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).

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