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Get into table tennis!
Table tennis tests reflexes and coordination
Table tennis has always been popular in Britain, but nowadays the sport is dominated by Asian countries - especially China.

It's great fun and easy to learn, so why not have a go yourself? Here's our guide to the sport.


The game
Table tennis is a simple game which can be played by singles or doubles.

A player scores a point by winning a rally and the first player to 11 wins the set. Matches are played over five sets.


Getting started
If you want to get into table tennis, the chances are there's a club near you. The organisations listed below will help get you playing.

England - English Table Tennis Association
Tel: 01424 722525
Fax: 01424 422103

Scotland - Table Tennis Scotland
Tel: 0131 317 8077
Fax: 0131 317 8224

Wales - Table Tennis Association of Wales
Tel: 01656 863543

Northern Ireland - Table Tennis Association of Ireland
E-mail: ulster@ttireland.com




Find out more
England
Contact: English Table Tennis Association
Tel: 01424 722525
Fax: 01424 422103

Scotland
Contact: Table Tennis Scotland
Tel: 0131 317 8077
Fax: 0131 317 8224

Wales
Contact: Table Tennis Association of Wales
Tel: 01656 863543

Northern Ireland
Contact: Table Tennis Association of Ireland
E-mail: ulster@ttireland.com



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