Also known as ping pong, Table tennis is an indoor game that is played by two or sometimes four players that hit a very small, light ball back and forth using bats. The surface used to play the game is usually raised to the height of a normal table and is made of wood. A net divides the table into two sided and these depict the different sides where the two players or four incase of a doubles match play from.
Apart from maintaining fitness and the exercising of the muscles, table tennis is a fun game to indulge in no wonder the interest and efforts that has been put into learning the game has risen incredibly. The whole game of table tennis is very cost effective in terms of acquisition of equipment and neither does it need the availability of coming up with a large team and the beauty of the game is the option of even playing it indoors.
Avid table tennis fans who may be interested in watching the sport will find a tennis table DVD quite helpful. Most table tennis players will have one or more of these DVDs at their disposal at any given time. There is so much fun in watching the endless adrenaline-laden action a table tennis DVD provides. Just watching the famous Jan Ove Waldner, nick-named "the Mozart of table tennis" in action in the movie makes you feel like you were in the court watching and cheering him along with the crowd.
Table tennis is sometimes also referred to as Ping-Pong. It is the second most played game in the world next to football. In simple terms, table tennis is a form of tennis that is played on a table that is designed specifically for the sport as opposed to playing it on a tennis court. The rackets that are used to play this game have a great similarity to paddles the ball that is used is small and resembles a golf ball.