Scientific Sports

Laws of Kimwipe Table Tennis

Kenichi Iwatsuki
International Kimwipe Table Tennis Association

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Kimwipe table tennis has become a famous scientific sport, but no rules of play have yet been firmly established. This study presents the first comprehensive framework for conducting the experiment. In this paper, I discuss balls, tables and rackets. In addition, the concept of Kim-Field is introduced in order to explain the correlation between the break and scores. Methods for evaluating players, however, still remain to be discussed.

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@article{Iwatsuki2016, author="Iwatsuki, Kenichi", title="Laws of {K}imwipe Table Tennis", journal="Scientific Sports", year=2016, pages="1--4", volume=1, number=1}