Howard Zhenhao Zeng avec [(Teaching and Practicing of Table Tennis)] [By (author) Howard Zhenhao Zeng] published on (May, 2010)
Today, Table Tennis has become one of the most favorable sports in the world. Nearly 100 countries' players attended the 2000 World Table Tennis Championships in Yokohama, Japan. In fact, table tennis was accepted as a formal Olympics sports in the 21st Olympics (1996, Atlanta, USA). This sport has wonderful value in physical exercise, recreation and competition. It isn't limited by age, sex and body conditions. Its unique features include no need for big gym, low cost for facility and equipment, inexpensive cost in training and competition, and lifelong playing possibility; it is becoming a popular sport for people of all ages. P. R. China has been recognized as the "kingdom of Table Tennis"; and has held a leading position in this sport since 1960s. This book, therefore, is based on the primary theories and most effective coaching and training methods of Chinese table tennis; plus the experiences of the author who as a table tennis player, coach and professor for over 30 years. In brief, the aim of this book is to provide the primary theories, skills, tactics, and research methods in teaching and practicing table tennis for people at all levels.