Forehand loop

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

Last updated 8 years ago

Nicholas C

Nicholas C Asked 8 years ago

That's the next thing I'm curious to know about. Everytime I execute it, that ball goes high out of control out of the table's

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 8 years ago

Hi Nicholas,

If the ball is going off the table then think about closing the angle of your racket slightly.  You can also think about getting more of a forward swing rather than a vertical swing.  Both of these things will help the ball to go back lower. 

Take a look at our lesson on the Forehand Loop Off Backspin to get a picture of the right starting and finishing positions which is critical for learning any stroke. 

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Nicholas C

Nicholas C Posted 8 years ago

So it's okay to do that? Because you mentioned in your videos that we must have a 90 degree angle before hitting the ball..

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 8 years ago

That is true at the starting level.  As you become more advanced you can tilt your blade more forward.

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