Table tennis has the potential to be helpful for older people with dementia in particular because it combines physical activity with spatial skills, cognition and keeping social.
Observations and results from the ITTF Meetings in Paris.
Image courtesy of ITTF.
Image courtesy of Mal Anderson.
Member of US Junior Team. Image courtesy of JOOLA USA.
The world's first real hip hop song about Ping Pong!
A fine example of Sportsmanship in the final of the Tees Sport Newcastle Grand Prix 2013-14 Final between Welshman Ryan Jenkins and Englishman Chris Doran.
1984: E.C. Preoccupations.
For those unfamiliar with Valor Games it is a competition designed and geared towards military personnel and veterans who are physically disabled and/or who have suffered from one of several conditions, traumas, or disorders as a result of their service to our country.
At the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the goal of securing a medal was not achieved by Great Britain’s David Wetherill. Instead he has gained World fame! The Class 6 player has been nominated for an ESPY Award.
Not all of the dust has settled yet but I wanted to take just a moment to reflect on all that we attempted to do.
Six days of great coverage courtesy of Donn Olsen for USA Table Tennis.
At the higher levels, short pushing becomes more and more important as a way to stop an opponent from looping.