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Ping-Pong: (Registered Trademark U.S. No. 36,854). the Game and How to Play It
No preview available - 2015
adopted alters Aquarium BACK-HAND DRIVE ball bounces high ball comes ball falling ball is struck ball leaves body break bye bye bye cause the ball chapter court difficult direction drawing the racket DRIVE FROM LEFT Dublin fast finger FORE-HAND DRIVE FORE-HAND HALF-VOLLEY fore-hand strokes HALF-VOLLEY BACK-HAND Hamley Bros handle hard drive hard service hit the ball holding the racket illustration imparted impossible Jaques left-hand side light LOB FROM SIDE mentioned Mount Temple number of entries opponent ordinary Parker Bros penholder Ping place the ball points Pong possible practice Queen's Hall Registered Trade-Mark return the ball right angles right to left right-hand side round-arm rule screw service serve side line single style Slazenger striking the table stronger player swing the racket Table Tennis take balls taken taking the ball tournament held turning the racket umpire underhand drive vellum racket volley winner wooden racket wrist
Page 112 - The players shall stand on opposite sides of the net ; the player who first delivers the ball shall be called the server, and the other the striker-out.
Page 7 - No literary merit is claimed, but it is hoped that this little work will introduce a great deal of new interest into a game which is sure to stay, for as an indoor game it has not a rival. Everything has been explained with great detail for the benefit of those who live far from the great towns and have not the opportunity of personally gaining knowledge of the game. My deepest thanks and gratitude are due to Mr. WE Houlbrook for his valuable assistance throughout every stage of the work ; to Mr....
Page 112 - Bros., the owners of the copyright, by whom all rights are reserved. 1. — The game is for two players. They shall stand one at each end of the table. The player who first delivers the ball shall be called the server, and the other the striker-out. 2. — The server shall stand behind the end and within the limits of the width of the table. 3. — The service shall be strictly underhand, and from behind the table ; that is to say, at the time of striking the ball the...
Page 17 - History. It is not possible to write much concerning the history of a game that has had so short a life as