On the Radar: Ping Pong

On the Radar: Ping Pong

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - This sport uses colorful terminology like --- smash --- spin --- and strike…. and it really keeps you thinking on your feet – for a good work out!

Almost everyone has played Table Tennis at some point, because it's just fun! But many people don't know that the sport dates back to the 1880s, and has been in the Summer Olympics since 1988.

And more people are taking the sport seriously, at the Aloha Table Tennis Association in Kalihi.

It can be fast-paced with bursts of back and forth energy between players and the ball, which helps players improve hand-eye coordination -- giving you long term benefits that stimulates your mind.

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