Show #189 - Backhands vs Forehands

3 years ago


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On This Day - 1:15

Brazilian Soccer Legend Pele Achieves a Milestone

Last #PQOTD - 2:48

What will take you further, Talent or Technique?

#PQOTD - 6:10

How many years have you been playing Table Tennis? Have you ever taken a few years break?

Friday Funnies - 6:40

Service Tactics - 7:10

Ilia: What is the best serve & receive tactics against a player who tries to cover everything with forehand?

Encouraging People to use Multiball - 9:30

Ilia: I think that multiball is a ridiculously effective tool. But it is so hard to convince people to do it. Moreover, some people get very irritated when they see others doing multiball! Why it is like that?

Receiving Forehand Serve - 11:25

Abhinav: Whenever a tomahawk serve by a right handed player or a pendulum serve by left handed player comes from his side (my backhand) to my forehand, I try to keep it low but it jumps high and if I try to attack, then it goes to net or out.

Backhand Flick and Banana Flick - 13:56

Tushar: I want to ask what is the difference between Backhand Flick and Backhand Sidespin Flick (Banana Flick)? What are their advantages.

Backhand from Forehand Side - 16:20

Tam: Can touching with your backhand from forehand side be used as a substitute for forehand touch as I have seen many young players use it. Is it because you can achieve a better angle?

Links in this Episode

Bounce - by Matt Syed

The Talent Code - by Daniel Coyle

Outliers - by Malcolm Gladwell

Introduction to Multiball

Receiving Secrets Course - for premium members

Backhand Flick

Backhand Sidespin Flick (Banana Flick)