Ask The Coach Show #4 - The Importance of Balance in Table Tennis

4 years ago


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Question 1 - 0:39

Can you give me tips on the traditional pen-hold backhand topspin? I tried gripping the handle a little further from the face, curling my three fingers, and twisting the paddle so the forehand side is facing down, but to no avail. Table Tennis Guy

Question 2 - 1:58

I sometimes tend to lean back when I loop or drive. I'm guessing it’s a problem with me shifting weight from right to left and instead keeping the weight on my right leg forcing me to lean back to take the shot. I'm not sure though. Justin

Question 3 - 4:44

Can you say that drills are essential or are plenty of matches required to become a good table tennis player? Meet Master

Question 4 - 6:52

If both sides of the blade has same rubber glued to it e.g. Xiom Vega Pro is on both sides of a blade then can they be both of same color or they should be black and red? Please guide me according to ITTF rules. Muhammad