Chop serve

Table Tennis Service Return

Last updated 10 years ago

raghu vardhan

raghu vardhan Asked 10 years ago

How do face a chop serve?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 10 years ago

Hi Raghu,

The main thing if the serve has backspin is to be able to lift the ball.  You can do this by making a push stroke and brushing under the ball allowing the angle of your bat to get the ball up and over the net.

If the serve comes long you can use a topspin stroke to lift it over.  You just need to make the stroke more vertical to allow for the chop.

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