If you're looking for a sport to help develop your hand-eye coordination and balance while also testing your mental awareness and speed of movement, then table tennis could be your thing.

It is truly a sport for all ages, while it is also extremely adaptable for people with disabilities.

You can play standing, in a chair, or using crutches and it is easy to pick up the basics while being extremely difficult to master.

The sport is played across the world and there are a number of clubs and venues to play across the UK as well as tables in some UK parks.

Things you might need to get started

  • Table tennis clubs will have everything you need to get started.
  • If you're playing outside a club then you will need two paddles and some balls.
  • You can buy a net that can go across any dining table to get started or invest in a table tennis table.

Find out more

British Para Table Tennis are the national governing body for the sport in the UK: https://www.britishparatabletennis.com/

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