Backspin serve under the table

Table Tennis Rules

Last updated 8 years ago

Kevin Winata

Kevin Winata Asked 9 years ago

Hi alois (or jeff),

I have watch some videos about heavy backspin serve (like ma lin's), i see the the angle of the bat is upwards. When i try it, my ball goes to high, so my solution is, when i toss the ball, i wait the ball fall down until his height is under the table, then i brush it to lift it up. When it bounce, the bounce doesn't too high, like a normal serves. The prob if i serving like this, i have to control the speed of my brush, and when i have to brush it, it is difficult. Can you give some advice to make it easier, and is there any matter i haven't know for serving like this? 

Thank you, i am a penholder, i have a table but i rarely have a partner to play, my father usually busy! By the way, this is my fourth question!

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 9 years ago

Hi Kevin,

Interesting thought but you aren't allowed to hit the ball from under the level of the table.

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Kevin Winata

Kevin Winata Posted 9 years ago

Ow, thank you, because i play in an informal matches 

Arnab Ghosh

Arnab Ghosh Posted 9 years ago

Hi Kevin,

I think the ball goes too high because the brushing isn't smooth enough. I also had the same problem, but after a lot of practice, you can control the bounce.

Kevin Winata

Kevin Winata Posted 8 years ago

I don't really understand what is the meaning of smooth here. @arnab

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