Changing grips

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

Last updated 9 years ago

Jared Peterson

Jared Peterson Asked 9 years ago

Hello Jeff and Alois, 

I noticed that my shake hand grip is primarily favorable to the forehand side with my finger a little more vertical than normal which limits a strong back hand attack. Is it alright to change grips constantly between a backhand favored grip and a FH favored grip? Or should i just suck it up and try and get used to a more equal grip, which would be better for an improving beginner table tennis player.?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 9 years ago

Hi Jared,

In short, it is best to stay with the same grip because in faster rallies you just don't have time to be changing.

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