Ping pong is a mental game which allows coordination of all body parts. There is no definite way of playing ping pong, as long as you have mastered the rules, your tactics need creativity. Artists, on the other hand, need innovative skills to become the best in their creative art professions. Ping pong is renowned for developing one’s passion for innovation. Remember, you enhance the development of as character through practice. A professional ping pong player learns the art to resilience and constant practice.
What are some of the skills in ping pong essential for artists?
Ping pong initiates multitasking in players. You have to coordinate your body movement, eye coordination, and ball response skills. A baker, for example, has to use various baking skills to ensure he meets the demand of his customers. Constant ping pong activity develops the skills essential for artists.
Reduces building of fat
Ping pong is a physical intensive game which helps you to burn calories and remove excess fat from the body which helps in muscle gain that health experts advocate for. An artist in most cases spends most of their time sitting which may lead to the building of fats. If one is not careful he will develop numerous health complications. Ping pong compliment the health challenge making an artist maintain a healthy weight.
Improves eye coordination
Apart from the cognitive skills, you have to watch the movement of the ball from the point an opponent hits it and use the principle of projection to imagine its point of landing for you to position yourself appropriately in response. This ability helps artists to think ahead in his work. What will be the consequence of adding an ingredient in the baking of a cake with a ping pong theme? The strength of an artist lies in his designs which are only appreciated because of their aesthetic value. He not only looks at things from a general perspective but goes a step further and makes a critical analysis of his actions.
Sharpens your brain
The increase in metabolism due to the physical activity increases the supply of blood to the brain. As long as the brain works at optimum levels, then the central nervous system- the control unit of the body allows proper functioning the brain. This keeps a ping pong player sharp due to improved intelligence levels which help an artist to use logic and reasoning in the development of unique designs.
Develop a work balance strategy
Table tennis is a game that enhances your physical and cognitive health. You have to position your limbs as you target the ball in response, at the same time you follow rules as you master your opponent’s weakness. All this helps you have a proper work balance, an ideal personality for an artist.
As an artist, you will not when to take no for a yes and yes for a no, not because you to not want to take the contract but simply because you do not want to interfere with your schedule.