Forehand Topspin Bat Angle

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

Last updated 6 years ago

Ben Duong

Ben Duong Asked 8 years ago

Hi, I know that in different situations, you have to use a different stroke, but Im a bit confused about the angle and the power I should put into my forehand loop. For instance, for a ball that has a low bounce on the table and no or little spin, what angle and how much power do i use if using a forehand loop stroke?  Can you give me some suggestions and examples?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 8 years ago

Hi Ben,

If the ball is low and has no spin you can afford to go a little more forward with the stroke than if it had a lot of spin.  You should still brush over the ball to give it enough topspin to dip back onto the table.

This sort of thing is a lot of trial and error. It is impossible with this game to specify angles because each ball is different and a slight variation in the amount of spin will mean a change in the required angle.  It is important to not over think this and just get the feel for the right angle and stroke.  This can only come with a lot of hitting and experimentation over time.


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Akhmad Thryee Amalsyah

Akhmad Thryee Amalsyah Posted 6 years ago

sir, i can't see this video. because, i'm not a premium membership. how to see this video .


bertus bertus

bertus bertus Posted 6 years ago

You can't see it unless you pay for being a premium member. You know, Jeff and Alois do need some cash for there retirementfund. :D

(Wich is more than fair for all there hard work!)


gabe yap

gabe yap Posted 6 years ago

Dear pingskills

I need a new bat because my old one is a little worn out. Well im finding trouble thinking about what rubber I should use. Please help(Im a penholder)


gabe yap

gabe yap Posted 6 years ago

please respond for forhand and backhand

 


gabe yap

gabe yap Posted 6 years ago

also i need a new bat. Which bat

 


gabe yap

gabe yap Posted 6 years ago

i mean blade. which blade should i also get

 


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 6 years ago

Hi Gabe,

I don't really have any expertise about blades especially Penhold blades.  We are getting some PingSkills Touch penhold blades shortly so you may want to wait and try this. It will be an allround blade.  The rubbers we recommend are Mark V.  What rubbers do you use at the moment?


Akhmad Thryee Amalsyah

Akhmad Thryee Amalsyah Posted 6 years ago

Hi Bertus,

I want to pay it, but i'm a people indonesian.

 

Smile,

Achmad.


Jeff Plumb

Jeff Plumb from PingSkills Posted 6 years ago

Hi Akhmad,

 

We accept payment through PayPal and in multiple currencies. You can still become a premium member from Indonesia. 


gabe yap

gabe yap Posted 6 years ago

my forehand and backhand ruber is globe 999. Its pretty good but im cant spin that good with it. this a reply to my question about which bat i should use.

 


Akhmad Thryee Amalsyah

Akhmad Thryee Amalsyah Posted 6 years ago

Hi Jeff,

 

Thanks for your suggestion. 

 

Smile,

Akhmad


gabe yap

gabe yap Posted 6 years ago

dear pingskills

I been looking on all the online table tennis shops and some real shops and they dont sell it. I live in new zealand. Is there any other rubers you suggest. A rubber not to expensive but not to cheap unless its good. Please reply as soon as possible

 


gabe yap

gabe yap Posted 6 years ago

dosent matter i found it

 


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 6 years ago

OK, good to hear.



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