Perhaps it is still ping-pong to you. But in this book, the game graduates to the class of a first rate sport, and the author analyzes every aspect from a sound and constructive viewpoint. He assumes the reader to be a beginner, goes into initial steps, beginning shots, and then step by step, he leads one on to good competitive ranks, match and championship play. At a reasonable interval, he reviews the steps of the process, then goes on to analysis of opponent, organization of tactics, etc. Clear, to the point, a valuable book for individuals who want to develop a good game, to clubs, to camps, etc. The standard rules of the game are given at the end, and one section is devoted to the players, foreign and domestic.