Show #178 - When to Increase Drills

8 years ago

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On This Day - 1:02

Canberra and Traffic Lights

Friday Funnies - 1:30

How do you arrange a table tennis tournament on Mars?

Last #PQOTD - 2:10

What is the best thing about Table Tennis?

#PQOTD   4:19

Who is the best player you have played?

Tracking for Forehand - 4:40

Dieudo: do you think keeping track of the ball with my eyes all the way as it comes to my side of the table is necessary when playing a forehand? Sometimes I feel like I should have focused more on the ball because it slips right next to my racquet.

Pace of Serve for Maximum Effect - 6:49

Daniel: How can I maximize the effects of spin while serving (especially sidespin)? Getting the right contact and brushing motion is important as I realized but if I wish to maximize sidespin on the serve will the velocity of the ball be important as well?

Consistency - 10:18

Oscar: What's the meaning of consistency? Is the word for continuous stokes?

When to Move up Drills - 11:34

Mark: Starting to do some drilling sessions with a practice partner, but we're still at the point where our placement is a bit sloppy and the ball falls out of play fairly often. Is it worthwhile to add in some mixed drills yet?

Links in this Episode

Anticipation (watching the ball)

Improving Your Reflexes

How to do a short fast serve

Master Class - How To Improve Consistency

Free Consistency Chart

Choosing Drills