Ask The Coach Show #63 - Staying Low While Serving

9 years ago

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Yesterdays  #PQOTD - 1:52

Where do you play your Table Tennis most? Work, School, Club?

#PQOTD - 3:39

Is there anything that you aren’t sure about with the service rule?

Question 1 - 4:20

I thought it was only necessary that the ball be tossed and hit from behind the table line. I did not think it was necessary for my body to be behind the line as well. Which is it? James

Question 2 - 5:30

How can i improve my defence? Yazid

Question 3 - 8:14

I see that many players stay very low while serving, for example Timo Boll. What is the technical reason behind that? Does it improve the quality of serve in some way? I like to toss the ball high, it is awkward to stay low. Abhinav

Question 4 - 11:01

Hi Alois, how to do the sidebackspin serve and can i stand a littleaway from the table (like 30 cm or something like that)when serving. John

Question 5 - 13:40

What is your favorite move/ skill in table tennis? is it loop or smash or what is it? Brock

Links in this Episode

Service Rules Video

Backhand Chop

Backhand Block

Ready Position After Pendulum Serve

High Toss Serve