Table Tennis for School and Community program aim to introduce the sport of Table Tennis to kids and youth in Elementary and Secondary schools through a progressive range of fun and skills development. This will encourage ongoing participation in Table Tennis throughout their lives. Table Tennis is a inclusive sport, it is not only an Olympic Sport, but also a Paralympic Sport (class 1-11)!
Table Tennis is a sport that offering the following benefits:
- Increases concentration and alertness
- Stimulates brain function
- Develops tactical thinking skills
- Develops hand / eye coordination
- Provides aerobic exercise
- Provides social and recreational interaction
Each lesson will include…
Introductory Warm Up Activities Involves fun skill activities which have part of the game in them; also increases the student’s flexibility and co-ordination.
Skill Development Teaching the students a new skill and letting them practice it using different drills.
Games Often not the whole game but putting what has been learnt into a game situation, so the children know why they have learnt the skill and how it fits into the game.
Final Cool-Down Activities Cool-down for participants after Table Tennis exercises. This involves stretching the muscles and allowing the body to recover. Providing fun and enjoyment during play and practice.
In the end of the class, students will have a short report indicating the new skills that they learnt.
As the elementary and high school students are now experiencing more and more pressure from study and high expectations on their performance, it all leads to big burden on their mental and physical development. As a moderate exercise increasing the heart rate, thus helping to keep the heart strong and healthy, and as an extracurricular activity Table Tennis has prominent effect on reducing both physical and mental burdens on kids and teenagers.
Worldwide millions of people play Table Tennis, and with good reason. It is entertaining, fun, fast and has great health benefits as well. Because of the low risk of injury Table Tennis can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels.
Frequent Table Tennis help to advance the heart function, eyesight and reaction ability of hands and eyes in kids and young people especially.
Request a 1-day or 3-day or 1-week or 1-semester Table Tennis fun for your school or community?
Contact us: 403-816-4760 or firstname.lastname@example.org in English or in Mandarin!!