Show #256 - Training vs Competition

6 years ago

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This Day in History - 0:48

Jorgen Persson and Jack Nicholson were born

Friday Funnies - 2:25

A phoned the Dentist to arrange an appointment and the only time they had available was tooth-hurty!

Last #PQOTD - 3:31

Can Liu Shiwen and Ding Ning recover from her loss in the first Qualification process to win the Olympic Gold medal?

#PQOTD - 4:55

Is Ma Long the overwhelming favourite for the Olympics or will a dark horse get up and win the title?

Balance of training vs Competition - 7:05

Esi: I am able to play about 2-3 sessions (2 hours per session) per week. In your opinion, what is the right balance between training and competition? e.g. 70% training 30% competition, 50% training 50% competition

Around the Net - 11:10

Mohd: Are you allowed to return the ball, around the net, but under the net level?

Backhand Topspin Problems - 13:17

Srikanth: My backhand topspin is not right i am playing with my bat closed. My coach says that is because of my grip so what should i do should i continue with this action or should i change my action.

Links in this Episode

How to Hold the Table Tennis Bat

Backhand Topspin

Panda Seeks Ping Pong Glory (and hits an around the net shot towards the end of the video)

Choosing Training Drills