Jan Ove Waldners block

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

Last updated 4 years ago

abbas shiha

abbas shiha Asked 4 years ago

Hi jeff and alois ,ysterday i was watching waldners matches from the past years and was amazed how he blocks with side spin on it and it looks difficult to return it can you please teach me how to do it.


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 4 years ago

Hi Abbas,

Not something that is easy to teach.  Kenta Matsudaira and a few other Japanese players now utilise this shot a bit now.

Think about doing across the line of the ball with a brushing action.. Take a look at this previous video response called Kenta Matsudaira's Sidespin Block.


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