The sport those guys are playing is named Hantis. As you can see it's a very odd sport. Speaking of weird sports, I was just sitting there watching some table tennis videos the other day and I couldn't believe that table tennis was indeed a sport. It finally hit me and it's just so funny watching these people hit a little ball with little paddles so intensely. This is coming from someone who trains and plays table tennis a lot. Anyway about Hantis is indeed a weird sport.
Hantis began in a classroom, when two players started bouncing a tennis ball from one table to another. Other students decided to join in, thus forming the four tables and four players. Today, the game has been refined with necessary rules for equality, team cooperation, and excitement.
A game for all walks of life, some have called it, "An intense team game of hand ping-pong." While others who have played, recognize it a "sport of its own." It is true that some of the features of the sport were brought over from other popular sports, such as volleyball and dodge ball. However, the player positioning, scoring, and equipment is entirely unique. [via]
If this ends up in the Olympics one day, I will literally crap my pants for all of you to see. Okay maybe not and the only reason why I said that was because chances are it's too silly to be in the Olympics...Then again...Table tennis is part of the Olympics.
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