Ask The Coach Show #107 - Ma Long’s Forehand

3 years ago


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Yesterday’s #PQOTD - 1:02

Do you like playing against long pimples?

#PQOTD - 2:24

What is the peak age for Table Tennis? Mima Ito and He Zhiwen

Strong Players - 3:40

Brock: Hey PingSkills I have a HUGE problem!! I met a huge player today, He's 6'9 and close to 400 pounds and he looks like a Bodybuilder and he trains Strongman training but his strokes are really powerful and fast because he has HUGE and Powerful arms, Tips?

How Long Have You Known Each Other? - 5:16

Daniel: Look at you guys together and all. Love it! I wondered- do you guys live far from each other? How long have you know each other? What are your professions outside of PingSkills?

Improving My Backhand Block - 7:01

Brock: My problem with my backhand has improved but I have a trouble to block fast smashes into my backhand area, I'm a good blocker on my forehand but I often miss when it's my backhand, Have you some tricks and tips I can try?

Arm Wrestle - 8:58

Brock: Who would win in an Arm Wrestling between you two? Do you think you can show us tomorrow on the show?

Antispin, & Fast or Slow Tables - 9:53

Valentin: Hi there, great to see you together. Can you explain the effects of the anti spin rubbers. Also, is a slow or fast table actually a thing? What are some characteristics to look for when buying a table? Thanks! Also , get well, Jeff!

Ma Long Forehand - 13:06

Tam: Hi PingSkills, What are the key components to have a forehand like Ma Long?

Hitting the Wood - 15:28

Vincent: Sometimes when I hit the ball I can hear it  hit the wood. Does this mean that I have to get thicker or harder rubber?

Training v Matches - 16:50

Wilson: I’ve been practicing the same the routine, mainly footwork and 3rd ball attacks. During the practice, I can execute the moves perfectly, but I could not perform the same way during tournaments. Do you have any suggestions I can try out?

Pushing with Plastic - 20:06

Girish: I’m not comfortable with plastic ball. My topspin is very good. Push is difficult with plastic ball?

Solo Mulitball - 21:11

Valentin: Hi again, Somebody showed me a way to practice alone.It's basically multiball but without having the ball fed to me by another person/robot.What I do is just drop the ball on the table with one hand and then execute the stroke.Do you think that's ok?

Links in this Episode

Playing Against Long Pimples

Backhand Block

Effects of Rubbers

Advanced Forehand Topspin

Effective Training

Practicing Alone