Understanding Red And Yellow Cards

Confused about the red and yellow card system in table tennis? It’s not exactly like those in other sports, so a refresher is probably a good idea before you umpire your first match. 

Newcomers to the sport of table tennis will likely be confused by the sight of yellow and red cards during matches. Although they aren’t technically new to the sport, their meaning can be somewhat difficult to understand, especially for beginners. This creates a troubling scenarios for players trying to abide by the rules and play a “legal” game of table tennis. If you are interested in learning more, keep reading and we’ll breakdown the card system in table tennis and reveal what exactly the red and yellow cards mean.

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