Table Tennis in Asia

Table Tennis is a renowned game in the Asian countries. The 48-member continent has a heavy investment on Ping Pong game resulting in marvelous achievements in Table Tennis World Championships. To maintain the legacy, Asia Table Tennis Union was formed in 1972 to define the course of table tennis in the continent. Through the union and in conjunction with the International Table Tennis Championships they hold biennial Asian Table Tennis Championships to get the best players to represent the continent at the World Championships.

Different countries in the continent have a diverse curriculum in high school and college level, a similar strategy in the education system in the countries is nurturing of talent from a younger age. The education institutions have defined sporting activities with major emphasis on Table tennis. This is evident in many continental table tennis competitions and championships to sharpen their sporting skills in the game.

The top most Table Tennis players in international championships hail from this continent. The main reasons for this include:

 Intensive training in camps

Once a child shows interest in the game, the skill and talent are nurtured in training camps with experienced mentors who ensure the child undergoes an intensive training right from a younger age and grows the talents in tournaments, championships to sharpen the skills.

 Heavy investment in Table Tennis equipment

Any playground in Asia countries majorly China, Japan, and Korea have a permanent tennis table made of cement, all one needs is a ball and a butt plus its an amateur tools to have a great game. When there is an untapped talent, automatically they join the training camp for further training.

Table tennis is a game, which requires a perfect body for intensive training to take control over the ball. The training camps are fitted with state-of-the-art gym equipment to build muscle mass and muscular strength to allow the players gain muscular endurance for an intensive game.

 Quality table tennis

The Asian continent hires top-notch Ping Pong coaches to give their children a touch of experience and professionalism in coaching. That means, the players have rules of the game readily available from a young age and they grow in them. When they go for tournaments and competitions, they are confident for a win. In addition, there is power in numbers. Anyone interested in playing table tennis at any level receives enough support from the local state offices and escalates it to higher authorize to maximize their manpower resources in the game.

 International partnerships

Specific countries in the continent like China, contract international coaches and motivational speakers on the sport to encourage their players and give them tips and advises to achieve the best. Any recommendation by experts is implemented for the sake of the success of their players.

Table Tennis is compared to Soccer in Europe. The heavy investment and good remuneration of their players motivate them to achieve their best. In addition, they run motivational programs to their fellow countrymen to ensure the legend is passed from generation to generation. The support from the government in sport is paramount for the success of any sport.

Categories

RSS CNN.com – RSS Channel – App International Edition

  • Trump has 'weakened' West, German foreign minister says May 29, 2017
  • Tiger Woods arrested on suspicion of DUI May 29, 2017
    Golf legend Tiger Woods was arrested around 3 a.m. Monday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence in Jupiter, Florida, Jupiter police spokeswoman Kristin Rightler said. Woods was booked into a local jail and released on his own recognizance with no bond a few hours later, according to the Palm Beach County sheriff's office's […]
  • Macron urges Putin to protect gay Chechens May 29, 2017
    French president Emmanuel Macron says he has urged Vladimir Putin to ensure that the rights of LGBT people are protected following allegations of a crackdown on gay men in the Russian republic of Chechnya.
  • Was UK warned about Manchester attack? May 29, 2017
    British intelligence service MI5 is launching an internal review into how much it knew about Manchester bomber Salman Abedi prior to last week's deadly attack, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd confirmed on Monday.
  • N Korea: Japan pledges 'concrete' action on missile test May 29, 2017
  • Macron vows retaliation if chemical weapons used in Syria May 29, 2017
    The use of chemical weapons in Syria, gay rights and Russian media coverage of the recent French presidential election were high on the agenda during talks Monday between new French President Emmanuel Macron and Russia's Vladimir Putin.
  • Surge of violence stokes ISIS fears in SE Asia May 29, 2017
    The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines.
  • IT chaos: No respite for BA passengers May 29, 2017
    British Airways travelers are enduring a third day of disruption on Monday, a national holiday in the UK, thanks to the ongoing fallout from a major computer system crash that affected hundreds of flights over the weekend.
  • Deadly floods: Survivors risk crocodile attacks May 29, 2017
    Sri Lanka remains in the grips of the worst flooding in 14 years, and the bad weather that has killed more than 160 people is expected to continue, the Red Cross said Monday.
  • Tiger kills zookeeper in 'freak accident' May 29, 2017
    A tiger killed a zookeeper in an enclosure at Hamerton Zoo Park in the hamlet of Steeple Gidding, near Cambridge, United Kingdom, on Monday morning, according to a post on the Cambridgeshire Constabulary's Facebook page. The animal never escaped its enclosure, and the incident is not deemed suspicious, police say.