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table tennis paddleclick to hear

Paddle used to strike the ball; paddles come in a variety of shapes, sizes and weights.
table tennis paddle handle face blade covering table tennis ball

handle click to hear

Elongated part that the player grips to control the paddle.

face click to hear

Rubber-covered surface used to strike the ball; the paddle has one red and one black face.

blade click to hear

Hard flat portion containing at least 85% natural wood.

covering click to hear

Layer of rubber no more than .25 in thick that covers the faces of the blade.

table tennis ball click to hear

Ball made of celluloid or similar material; it is 1.6 in in circumference and weighs 0.09 oz.