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When your opponent plays a short ball to your forehand, you can play an attacking stroke by using the flick. This stroke is also known as the flip.
Hi, Alois,Now I know how to flick, but how do I handle the flick itself?
You need to move back to cover the speed of the flick. The flick will often feel like it is quite heavy so you need to lift the ball a little more than you may think. Using a topspin is a good way to deal with it.
So, it's like to lob the ball when counter the flick?
More of a topspin rather than a lob but you need to lift the topspin because of the speed of the ball.
I don't know that Adidas bat. Hopefully others can help you out.
I also want to send you my video on my pendulem serve but how is it possible ?
We generally only have time to look at videos from our premium members these days.
i need to buy table i need help...
What sort of table are you looking for. Indoor, outdoor? Foldaway or premanently set up?
Is it a good idea to swing my wrist the other way before doing the actual flick? Like when carpenters use hammers, they bring the hammer up before smacking the nail for that added power and momentum. So is it safe to say that I can do the same but with the flick? I don't know if you understand me.
As you get more comfortable with the stroke you can use your wrist more. I like the analogy of the hammer. You can also use that for the service action.
What if the ball comes to the middle? I have trouble returning a short ball down the middle.
You can move one side or the other to give yourself space to make the forehand or backhand.
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