Ask The Coach Show #126 - Topspin Variations

3 years ago


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Technique Tuesday - 1:13

Forehand Topspin Variations

Last #PQOTD - 8:31

What is the scariest thing you have ever done?

#PQOTD - 14:42

Can Mima Ito reach No. 1?

Discussion - 15:47

Effects of exercise later in life.

Eating Popcorn - 19:21

Gargavis: Good morning my dear friends guess what we are today between 9 people here at home watching and eating popcorn ta very good program

Hugs - 19:47

Gargavis: You could send a hug to vasquez Alejandro, Mario olive my sister who is in love with the dark camila vasquez leticia olive eduardo silva , Patricia saints Paulo mataja , john smith and bianca sanches silva and send a big hug to all Brazilians love you guys

Playing Tall Pimple Player - 20:50

Todd: I play a guy that is about 6’ 6" with excellent reach both forwards and side to side. He plays with a basic bat with pimples and his game is simply to return everything without spin and work you side to side on the table. Are there any strategies?

Attacking Low Balls - 23:18

Pasquale: I’m having a problem attacking low balls, the problem is that when i want to play a shot fast, the ball comes long and i am able to attack it, but sometimes it goes lower than the net, I’m using the topspin technique but i can’t do it fast.

Carbon Pushes - 25:38

Thijs: Playing with carbon blade seems I need another technique for short pushes because the ball goes into the net. If I just lift the ball, I can keep it short but any forward movement makes the backspin crawl into the rubber and dive into the net.

Setting Up Third Ball Attacks - 27:53

Daniel: Is it possible to set up a 3rd ball attack using different sidespin serves? Do specific sidespin serves lead to predictable returns to either my backhand or forehand side?

Forehand Topspin - 30:33

How do you topspin? Do you spin over the ball or side of it?

Links in this Episode

Advanced Forehand Topspin

Slow Spinny Topspin

Forehand Topspin Against Block

Sidespin Forehand Topspin

Mima Ito Finals on the ITTF World Tour

Effects of Exercise Later in Life

Serving Secrets Course

Match Strategy Against a Blocker

Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb

Jeff on top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge