Table Tennis I

Physical and health education J.S.S2 First Term

Week 6

Table Tennis I

Performance objectives:

Students should be able to:

1. Narrate the history and development of table tennis

2. Demonstrate the skills and techniques involved in the game


History and Development of Table Tennis

The origin of table tennis is not very certain but it is believed to have originated in the Far East. It has been called many names such as indoor tennis, whiff-whaff, and ping-pong by the Chinese. The name table tennis was given by the Parker brothers.

The English table tennis association was formed in 1923, the International Table Tennis Federation was formed in 1926 and Nigeria Table Tennis Federation was formed in 1951.

Basic skills and techniques of the game

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