STUDENTS NAME

STUDENTS NAME: SAMEER Y. ALI
CLASS: 2Y
SUBJECT: PHYSICAL EDUCATION
TOPIC: TABLE TENNIS
TEACHERS NAME: SIR NICHOLAS JEWNATH
DATE: 20/05/2018

Table of contents
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1) History of table tennis…………………………………….

Internationally …………………………………………. 1
Regionally………………………………………………….. 2
Locally………………………………………………………… 2
2) governing bodies of table tennis…………………….. a) internationally………………………………………….. 3
b) regionally………………………………………………….. 3
c) locally……………………………………………………….. 3
3) dimensions of a table tennis racket ………………. 4
4) dimensions of a table tennis board………………… 5

History of table tennis:
Table tennis also called ping pong, is a two or four player game. The players hit a light weighted ball, back and forth across a table, over a net, using a small bat. Since 1988 table tennis has been an Olympic sport. There are several categories since, these are as follows: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles and women’s doubles. However, since 2008 team events has replaced the doubles event.
Internationally
Ping pong is a trade mark name of table tennis. The name ping pong was created by an English firm j. jaques and son at the end of the 1800s. during winter, tennis players would play this game with a ball, paddle and a table. in 1900 ping pong tournaments started with over 300 participants. In 1902 a Japanese university professor took the game back to japan to share with the students. Shortly after, a British salesman, Edward shires, introduced the game to the people of Vienna and Budapest.

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b) regionally
the first ever Caribbean competition of table tennis was held in the 2006 central American and Caribbean games in Cartagena, Colombia the tournament was held during July 22-30. Some Caribbean table tennis athletes are dark dowel was the best table tennis player in Barbados, solesha young from Jamaica who toped all the Jamaican players and chris wells from st Lucia who won 1st places for him and his country.

Locally
In the year 2014 Dexter st Louis and rheann chung were both named the Trinidad and Tobago table tennis association (tttta) seniors male and female players of the year. St louis took home a bronze medal in the central American and Caribbean games(cac) in Mexico. While rheann chung also won a bronze medal in the womens single in the pan American sport festival in Mexico city.left33972500 Britney joseph and Aaron Wilson who won the junior female and male players of the year.

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Governing bodies:
Internationally:
international table tennis federation (ittf)- the ittf was formed in the year 1926.

Regionally:
Caribbean regional table tennis federation (crttf).

Locally:
Trinidad and Tobago table tennis association (tttta).

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dimensions of a racket

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dimensions of a tennis board

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