Serve rules

Table Tennis Rules

Last updated 11 years ago

Tim Sodelund

Tim Sodelund Asked 11 years ago

Hi! Do i have to throw the ball with the hand.


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 11 years ago

Hi Tim,

Yes you have to throw the ball up at least 16cm from your hand.

Here is the first part of the service rule.

2.06.01 Service shall start with the ball resting freely on the open palm of the server's stationary free hand. 
2.06.02 The server shall then project the ball near vertically upwards, without imparting spin, so that it rises at least 16cm after leaving the palm of the free hand and then falls without touching anything before being struck.  


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Tim Sodelund

Tim Sodelund Posted 11 years ago

What a bad ask?

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