Forehand cross and forehand counterhit

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

Last updated 2 months ago

Joren Van Aerde

Joren Van Aerde Asked 2 months ago

What is the difference between forehand cross and forehand counterhit?

Kind regards,


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 2 months ago

Hi Joren,

A Forehand cross refers to the direction the ball travels.  It means the ball is going across the diagonal of the table.

The Forehand Counterhit is a controlled Forehand shot.  You can have a look at it in this tutorial on the Forehand Counterhit.


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