Last updated on 20-Apr-2017 11:33:46 AM
Good day Pingskills,
I've started playing table tennis because of our P.E and now I'm hooked. I started watching your videos and now a level up to my classmates. To cut the story short, I have a classmate who is better than me and can do a fast forehand topspin and I can't block it or receive it, my reaction time is slow! Please help me. Please forgive my English, it's not my first language. Thank you, Pingskills for helping me improve! More power.
I think the first principle to follow is to stop him from making the fast forehand. This can be done by changing the direction of your shots and keeping the ball lower.
If he does get a faster shot, then make sure you are watching the ball carefully all the way through. If you focus on this, you will find you will get more time because you will see the direction a little earlier and then be able to react.
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