Veteran Ping Pong players

<h2> By: Angel Waden<h2>

By: Angel Waden

Date: November 7, 2018

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Ping pong also knew as Table tennis is more of a culture than a game in the Asian continent. Most veteran players come from this continent. Street talk attributes it to their healthy lifestyle and their body physique, though it is not scientifically proven. The just concluded Rio Olympics saw the largest audience in history watching the final men single table tennis. That means it is gaining popularity worldwide. Most education institutions have included it in their sporting calendar as a point to tap and nurture the talent at an early age. National Table Tennis associations use the chance to offer national and international scholarships to exceptional students in the game. Veteran players of table tennis just like shuffleboard and foosball players can decide which one to get on standard board as a relaxing board game just to diversify their skills in different games.

You qualify as a veteran when you have managed to maintain your passion for table tennis even in retirement, at the same time you are in the books of records for outstanding performance in Olympics.

Jan-Ove Waldner Evergreen’

Jan Ove Walder is a renowned table tennis player who has managed to maintain his position even after the age of 50. When you watch �evergreen’ play table tennis, you will never want to get your eyes off the game because of his intellectual skills in ball response and rebound. Any opponent who would face Evergreen will shrink even before he starts the game. A unique thing about his table tennis skill is that he could master the opponents weakness within a few minutes of the play and counter in a boom for a win.

Zhang Jike

If you want to watch a player who has sharp ball hitting skills from a distance and he will not miss the ball despite the distance. However, he is one arrogant player, which has reduced his popularity. The world-renowned tennis player has several awards to his name giving him the fame.

Ma Long

If you want to watch how to have a fierce attack in a high-level match then look for videos of Ma Long matches. You will understand where he derives his fame. He has the muscular strength that can endure a physically intensive game and still wins. His trick is to play a fast game so that the opponent gets tired and capitalizes on this because of his agility.

Wang Nan

Wang Nan is a female Chinese player for both single and doubles. The gold medalist uses her left hand against the opponent; the left hand is a disadvantage to the opponent because he can’t figure the direction of the ball for a counter attack.

It is evident that the four veteran table tennis players have unique skills that make them have an added advantage against their opponents. In addition, their coached are renowned veterans in the table tennis arena. A world champion holder from the Asian continent is heavily rewarded by their respective governments; this motivates upcoming ping-pong players to go an extra mile just to bring gold medals back to their home countries for the reward.


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