Ask the Coach Show #251 - We're Back

2 years ago


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April Fools - 0:44

Alois doesn't really have a job at the Australian Bureau of Statistics

Tournament Wrap - 1:36

ITTF-Latin America Olympic Qualification Tournament

Last #PQOTD - 4:21 

Should edge balls and net balls be considered out?

#PQOTD - 7:18

What do you serve at match point?

On This Day - 7:39

Robert Downey Jnr was born

Head Shot Video - 8:48

Was Alois deliberately aiming at Jeff's head 

World Table Tennis Day April 6th - 9:59

Get involved in this great initiative by the ITTF

Two Winged Loopers - 11:19

Ilia: Among two-winged loopers some players are more forehand oriented and pivot a lot, some are more backhand oriented. How one can find its own style to follow?

Random Drills Problem - 13:47

Sebastian: I have a question of technique when playing random drills. How should I move my racket and position myself when i don't know if the next shot will be a forehand or a backhand. I mostly have problem playing backhand after a forehand.

Forehand Across Your Body - 16:39

Bhavesh: I have seen the lessons and many times you mention that the forehand topspin stroke shouldn't go past the midline of the body. Unforunately I feel I'm habituated to go past the mid line of the body in almost every forehand stroke.

Teaching My Dad the Basics - 19:21

Timmy: Hey. I'm trying to teach my dad how to play table tennis, and i don't really know any good way on how to teach him how to hit a basic backhand or a basic forehand. He's a beginner. Do you know easy exercises that i can use to teach my dad?

Links in this Episode

ITTF Latin America Qualification Results

World Table Tennis Day

Head Shot Video

Improving Your Reflexes Video

Forehand Topspin Against Block

Forehand Counterhit

Backhand Counterhit