Intoduction to Table Tennis

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A simple introduction to Table tennis


Table tennis table, Bats and balls


This is best done one six at a time
To teach the Cubs to be able to hit the ball, line the children up at one end, they take turns to hits the ball. Stand at the other end and just bounce the ball to them, as they gain in confidence throw the ball a little harder. Some children do find this hard so recognize this and give them some extra goes.

Teaching serving. The children are lined up again at one end. They are instructed to throw the ball hit it and make it bounce once on they're side and then on the other side of the net. The leader then catches the ball.

The Cubs then pair up and play a simple 1st person to 5 points game, each person has 2 serves each. 1st Server decided by coin toss.


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