Show #229 - 3rd Ball Against Fast Push

7 years ago

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3rd Ball Against Fast Push - 14:01

Francisco: I'm having trouble with doing topspin in the third ball attack, I have a good topspin in general, against block and against backspin. My problem is when they push fast to the middle or backhand I don't feel like I have time to get position.

Forearm Movement for Backhand Topspin - 18:27

Il: When you hit backhand topspin against block or light topspin in the ball contact, is there motion forward with forearm starting from elbow?

Chinese Penhold Grip - 20:46

MSMD: If you use a Chinese penhold grip it's always an awkward position how do I properly hold it?

Links in this Episode

Tournament Expectations Master Class

Sports Psychology Course

Backhand Topspin Against Block

Backhand Topspin Against Backspin

2016 ITTF World Championships

How to Hold a Table Tennis Bat