To start playing takes a little amount of effort and yet the game can take many years to master.
It benefits your reflexes.
Ping Pong balls travel at upwards of 70 miles an hour and have tremendous spins. Responding to balls that travel that fast and spin in all directions requires great eye hand coordination as well as great reflexes.
It’s a game that is everyone can play.
It is fundamentally age, size, and gender independent. Meaning everyone for young to old, big to small can all play.
It’s easy on the body.
You can play many hours without having pains that next day as you recover.
It’s a safe game.
Compared with many other games there are very few health or safety concerns.
It keeps you mentally sharp.
There is an increase in motor skills and cognitive awareness from playing table tennis. Some scientist suggest that it is the number one sport for your brain. "In ping pong, we have enhanced motor functions, enhanced strategy functions and enhanced long-term memory functions," explained Dr. Wendy Suzuki, professor of neuroscience and psychology at New York University.