Table Tennis. Table Tennis – what is it?.
Table Tennis (also ping-pong) is the game involving two (singles - single) or 4 people (doubles - doubles), which consists of racket ball bounces so that they flew over the net for the second half of the table. The ball must hit the table only once, is not allowed to bounce balls in the air, as it is in tennis. Points are awarded for hitting, which the opponent does not answer. Table tennis is one of the most popular games in the world, taking into account the number of players practicing this sport.
Bat consists of a board and two special rubber (rubber) lining. Permitted are only red and black colors of the racket.
Board is composed of plywood and 1-9 must be made of at least 85% of wood, others of plywood can be made for example of carbon, fiberglass or Kevlar.
Linings on both sides must be in red and black, others are unacceptable. They can replace any number of times, taping a special glue. Some players often stick gums, thus improving their properties (from 2008, the ITTF has introduced a ban on playing in the fresh glue.) Frequent picking lining destroys them sleepers. Today, many companies produce a lot of different pads of varying degrees of control, speed of rotation.