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Suppose I am about to hit a "overhead", then my stomach touches the edge of the table... Is this allowed? Can I "dive" on the table?

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My understanding after reading the rules is: as far as the touch does not move the table it should be O.K. otherwise it's a point to the opponent. The last three (in italic) points govern the "contact":

2.10 A POINT

2.10.01 Unless the rally is a let, a player shall score a point:

2.10.01.01 if an opponent fails to make a correct service;

2.10.01.02 if an opponent fails to make a correct return;

2.10.01.03 if, after he or she has made a service or a return, the ball touches anything other than the net assembly before being struck by an opponent;

2.10.01.04 if the ball passes over his or her court or beyond his or her end line without touching his or her court, after being struck by an opponent;

2.10.01.05 if an opponent obstructs the ball;

2.10.01.06 if an opponent deliberately strikes the ball twice in succession;

2.10.01.07 if an opponent strikes the ball with a side of the racket blade whose surface does not comply with the requirements of 2.4.3, 2.4.4 and 2.4.5;

2.10.01.08 if an opponent, or anything an opponent wears or carries, moves the playing surface;

2.10.01.09 if an opponent, or anything an opponent wears or carries, touches the net assembly;

2.10.01.10 if an opponent's free hand touches the playing surface;

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So you may not lean on the table, but touching it (unintentionally) is not a big problem. –  Bernhard Jul 26 '12 at 14:12
    
Yes, assuming that you do not move or shake the table (which I guess is pretty hard in itself), intentionally or not... –  posdef Jul 26 '12 at 18:23

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