Ping Pong Tables and Courts in Newport Beach, CA
At the Newport Beach Athletic Club members can access the ping pong table complete with paddles and plenty of ping pong balls. 300 to be exact. Courts are shared with the racquetball and basketball courts. Members can reserve and get games going with other members.
Lessons and Tournaments
For those who would like to take ping pong beyond recreation, NBAC has an in-house ping pong coach available for one on one or group lessons. In addition, tournaments are held every Wednesday nights from 7-9:30 PM. Tournaments are sponsored and held by a local Orange County startup called Equal Challenge.
What is ping pong?
Ping Pong in Newport Beach is a more popular name for the sport known as Table Tennis. It’s a skillful game preferred by people of all ages because of how fun it can be, and how good it can get at a competitive level.
Why do they call it ping pong?
Ping Pong in Newport Beach owes its name to the way players and observers described the sound made by the ball striking a sheepskin racket all the way back in the early 1900s in America and the UK.
What are the rules of ping pong?
There are some basic rules for Ping Pong in Newport Beach: first, have fun; also first: win. But in reality, few rules are as important for beginners and seasons players alike as the ball cannot bounce more than once on your court, and when you serve in singles the ball can land anywhere on your opponent’s court.
What do you call a ping pong player?
If you come to play Ping Pong in Newport Beach we’ll just have to call you awesome. The Oxford dictionary recognizes “ping-ponger” as a player or enthusiast of Table Tennis, but you shouldn’t expect to find a club with that name at our facilities.
What are the basic lessons in ping pong?
When you start taking ping pong lessons in Newport Beach with us we will help you grow used to the handle of the racket, proper serving techniques, and differences when playing singles or doubles. Neat tricks to serve will come later.