Percentage of missed serves to shoot for

Table Tennis Serving

Last updated 5 years ago

steve king

steve king Asked 5 years ago

Coaches,

In tennis, a small number of double faults is acceptable and a player who rarely double faults is probably not being aggressive enough with power or placement.  I am wondering if there is any parallel thinking in table tennis?  If so, should I push my serve to the point where I miss occasionally, or should the server be more conservative since to miss is loss a point?

Thanks,
Steve


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 5 years ago

Hi Steve,

I think in a match you should aim for zero faults.  It gets too expensive to lose a point with a fault.

In training is where you can push your limits and see what is possible.


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steve king

steve king Posted 5 years ago

Makes good sense..thanks for answering!



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