The Power of Ping

Through the people of Ping!, we regularly hear how table tennis has a powerful impact on lives and communities.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Ping! and to celebrate our decade, we’re releasing a series of short films telling the stories of some of the inspirational projects and people.

At Seacroft Grange Care Village, Ping! is lifting spirits and creating friendships.

Seacroft Grange cares for people living with physical disabilities, brain injuries and dementia; ‘Ping Pong Pete’ visits the residents weekly to deliver fully inclusive, adapted ping pong activities.

Not only do the residents enjoy the challenge of learning a new skill and getting a bit more active; the sessions have proven to be invaluable in reducing isolation, building friendships and have even created some friendly competition!

Watch the full version of the film below.

FACTS:

   36% of people aged 55 and over are currently inactive

   Regular activity can lower your risk of heart disease, stroke, some cancers, depression and dementia

   Moving more helps your thinking skills

   Being active can lessen aches and pains, help you stay steady on your feet and boost your mood

WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY?

We have hundreds of free places for you to play ping pong.  Click below to find your nearest playing opportunity.

 

GET INVOLVED

If you’d like to find out how you can bring table tennis into your group or organisation:

SPECIAL POWER OF PING OFFER
50% off complete indoor packages until 29.9.19

If you’re looking for support for yourself or others, these organisations may be able to help

(just click on their logo to visit website);

Age UK
Mind
Activity Alliance
U3A
Leonard Cheshire
British Red Cross
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