Back in the olden days before the Internet and Music videos, families, friends, children, teens and adults would often get together for an evening or weekend afternoon of companionship, laughter playing the odd board game or play cards. Many occasionally played a game or two of table football, table hockey, air hockey, pool or whatever other table sport happened to be in the home. These games added fun and excitement to those boring Saturday afternoons, served as a great way of bonding between families and offered a way to level the sports playing field for those who lacked the bulk and size to play the real sports.
However, as times changed families began spending less time together and friends sought more expensive thrills outside one another’s homes. Table sports seemed to become a past time that would fade into history. Now, with less money to spend on outside entertainment and with more people choosing to entertain at home, table sports such as table football and table hockey have been making a big come back and an entire new generation is rediscovering these games and just how much fun staying at home can be. Here are just a few of the table sports available that just might fit in with your family and friends interest and idea of fun. 안전놀이터
Pool and Snooker
“Rack em up!” This phrase was and still is the call of competition in many corner pubs and bars, basements and wreck rooms around the country and around the world as competitors, friends, neighbors and even complete strangers challenged one another to the ever popular game of Pool and it’s somewhat lesser known counter part Snooker. These two games, not only were fun to play but, require skill, concentration and a steady hand as opponents use a cue stick and a cue ball to hit other balls into the four corner and two side pockets of a felt covered table. This game was and is so vastly popular that local bars formed pool leagues that competed with one another and big money could be had for those skilled enough to turn professional. For most of people however, pool provided a game where families and friends could get together have a great time and not only learn the skill of the game but, geometric angles and impossible angles as well!
Table tennis is often considered the table sport that started the home table sport craze of those years now past and still remains a popular game around the world today. This fast paced game also known as ping pong features a table, a net, two or four players and a ball. It is a fast paced game that creates a lot of light hearted moments as opponents send a small lightweight ball zooming over the low net in a fast paced game of control and concentration. This game comes both with it’s own table or a table conversion set that allows you to set up that table tennis game on your dining room table, pool table or even in your backyard.
Table Football/Table Hockey
Table football and table hockey can really get the competitive juices flowing as you become team owner/ manager and have control of your own football or hockey team and try to score points by getting your ball into the opponents goal. The players are secured on rods which you then turn and in the case of hockey slide back and forth to control play and score your goals. Table football, also called Foosball in some areas is a fast paced game that allows adults and children of all ages to join in a game of football instead of just watching it on the television. While table hockey and it’s counterpart air hockey allow for the fast paced play of an ice hockey game without the bruises and injuries.