Show #199 - Adapting to New Opponents

7 years ago

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Friday Funnies - 1:50

Why don't you see the German National team hiding under the table tennis table?

Last #PQOTD - 2:47

Can Table Tennis become the most popular sport in the World?

#PQOTD - 8:00

Who has been the most influential person in Table Tennis?

This Day in History - 8:21

A famous pole vaulter was born.

The Influence of the Free Arm - 11:25

Alois has been thinking about the importance of the free arm especially for the backhand block.

World Junior Championships - 15:08

Alois gives a quick update on the progress of this event.

Robot’s Heavy Backspin - 17:04

Abhinav: I played with my robot on heavy backspin. When the ball was long I found it hard to topspin, the ball stopped on the table. The same happened when I set it to do short serves. They were falling short of my reach. Is that amount of spin real?

Wanting to be a Chopper - 20:15

Kemal: I started table tennis last year. I have 20 hours training time in a week. I have forehand-backhand drive, forehand-backhand chop and forehand topspin. I want to be a chopper like Joo Sae Hyuk :) What is your advice coach?

Adapting to New Opponents - 23:02

Anish: I often play at my club very well but when it comes to play matches with new players I often keep playing with my style. Somewhere I feel I lose the match due to improper adaptability with new players and often fall short. Could you please help me?

Links in this Episode

Ryan Howard

The German Table Tennis Team Hiding Under a Table

Free Hand Position Ask the Coach Video Response

ITTF World Junior Championships

Playing As a Chopper

Footwork for a Chopper