01Clubs
Places to play

Find info about places to play regularly in Wakefield for all levels at local friendly clubs.

02League Teams
For the more experienced

Something for the more seasoned players who want to play regular competitive games.

03Coaching
Where to learn

Where to find professional coaching to improve your game in Wakefield and beyond.

04Pay to Play
Play with a partner

If you have someone to play with, just pay to play at venues in Wakefield.

ABOUT US?

The purpose of this website is simply to provide information about what is available in Wakefield for people who are interested in playing table tennis on a regular basis, at all levels of competence or expertise. We are not affiliated with any group, club or organisation, we just want to encourage table tennis throughout the area. If you have any ideas about promoting table tennis in Wakefield, please contact us, equally you may be setting up your own table tennis club and want to advertise it, in which case please contact us and we will display it on this site for free. Please see the contact page for more information.

  • "You have to strike the balance between the ping and the pong!"

Benefits of table tennis

COORDINATION

Improves hand-eye coordination

it stimulates mental alertness, concentration and tactical strategy. This makes it the perfect game for young people to sharpen reflexes, and for older people to refine tactics.

SOCIABLE

Offers a social outlet.

Whether you play in the community center or at home with friends, table tennis offers a great way to bond with other people while you get fit.

CALORIES

Fitness

Considering the fact that the sport is entertaining and addictive, it can be a fun and easy way to burn calories.

AGILITY

Develops mental acuity

The speed, spin and placement of the ball are crucial in table tennis, and practiced players are highly skilled in both creating and solving puzzles involving these three attributes.

Facts about table tennis

Olympics

Table tennis became a medal Olympic sport in the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

Worldwide popularity

Table tennis is the most popular racquet sport in the world and ranked second overall in terms of participation.

Invention

Table tennis was invented in the late 1880s in England.

The table tennis ball

Table tennis balls are not hollow - they are pressurised with gas.

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