Ma Lin serve with regular low toss

Table Tennis Serving

Last updated 8 years ago

Dhruv Maniar

Dhruv Maniar Asked 9 years ago

What are the modifications to be made?


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 9 years ago

Hi Dhruv,

Yes you can do this.  You need to tilt your bat further back to generated the backspin.  ALso slow the forward momentum down so that the ball grips better to come back.


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Dhruv Maniar

Dhruv Maniar Posted 9 years ago

I tried that and placed the bat almost parallel to the table...but the thing is ball has too much height and can be smashed easily.....its very hard to get the right amount of contact consistently and m finding it very difficult to keep the height low!Can you put up a video demonstrating this please....ma lin's is a populr serve and I am sure many players would benefit from ths.Thanks.

 


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 9 years ago

It will take a bit of practice to get this contact right.


Table TennisGuy

Table TennisGuy Posted 8 years ago

How about you bend your knees?


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 8 years ago

Bending isn’t the important part to get the contact and serve right, but you should do it in a game situation so that you can recover for the next ball.



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