Backhand chop or forehand chop as a defender

Table Tennis Match Strategy

Last updated 11 months ago

Someone Anyone

Someone Anyone Asked 11 months ago

Hi!

Modern defenders at high level do backhand chop mostly. Why?


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 11 months ago

Hi,

Most have the slower rubber on the backhand side, a long pimple or thinner sponge.

This allows them to control the faster balls more easily and then they use their forehand to make the attack when they get the opportunity.


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