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Jungle Pong

Items needed – 1 ping pong ball, 1 ping pong table, several ping pong paddles, and a nice open gym preferably.

This is a game we played in high school and actually held tournaments every year. Can be a team or individual event. The server serves the ball on their side of the table (It must hit their side once, then over the net, and the game begins…) the ball may hit the table unlimited times in any direction and then must hit the floor once and only once. Once the ball hits the floor once the second player must hit the ball back to the table in any directions and the ball may bounce or roll unlimited times. When the ball hits the floor once and only once the next player must hit the ball back on the table. Ex. Player 1, then player 2, then player 3, then back to player 1.

Scoring: If the player fails to hit the table they receive one point and the next player in line serves. If the player fails to get to the ball before it bounces twice on the floor they receive one point and the next player serves. When they player receives three points they are out. Last player standing wins.

Tips: Spin the ball into the net to make it backtrack. The game is fast pace and requires lots of energy. You can play teams alternating the playing order. Hopefully it makes since it’s a blast to play!!!

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