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Monterey Park, CAEdit

Chinese handball was huge in the Monterey Park, CA, area when I was young (as described in "Variants"). Schools there had a large Asian population, so as a kid I assumed that Chinese handball had literally been introduced by the Chinese kids; but in fact it must have been imported by kids whose families had moved from the New York City area. Learning to put spin on the ball was everything--kind of like what differentiates table tennis from regular tennis. --Dsewell 01:46, 10 January 2006 (UTC)

Philadelphia, PAEdit

This game is played pretty heavily today by kids in Philly, although we call it "Chink". It's all about putting slice on the ball by creating back spin so you can get those low shots. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:51, 18 February 2009 (UTC)

Some more modalitiesEdit

Related AfDEdit

  FYI – Pointer to related discussion

The article Wallball has been sent to AfD, here. It looks to me like it is simply Chinese handball#Australian variation under another name; maybe a merge is in order instead of deletion? — SMcCandlish   Talk⇒〈°⌊°〉 Contribs. 02:13, 20 February 2012 (UTC)

Bay Area, CAEdit

I’ll let someone else do further research on this, but here’s a lead: A quite-similar game, simply called “handball,” is played in Northern California with a bouncy rubber playground ball, likely a big, red one (sometimes the medium yellow one) manufactured by Mikasa. —Wiki Wikardo 07:42, 11 May 2012 (UTC)

To add to articleEdit

To add to article:

1) why "Chinese" is part of the name of this sport

2) a photo (talk) 03:11, 18 October 2017 (UTC)

I've restored the short section which explains the name. -Jason A. Quest (talk) 12:39, 18 October 2017 (UTC)

Hoax suspicionEdit

I agree that this page might be a hoax - Chinese Handball is a real game, but it is not played like in this article (see [1]). (talk) 21:56, 7 October 2019 (UTC)

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