advantages and disadvantages of being short and tall.

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

Last updated 9 years ago

nishanth g

nishanth g Asked 9 years ago


Can you pleas tell me the advantages and disadvantages of being short and tall.

Thank you



Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 9 years ago

Hi Nishanth,

The advantage of being tall is having a better reach.  But it is harder to get the ball from your middle.  For short players the problem is the reach for the wider balls.  The advantage is it is easier to move because you are a little more compact.

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