Receive extremely heavy sidespin serve

Table Tennis Service Return

Last updated 10 years ago

Anonymous User

Anonymous User Asked 10 years ago

my friend servers an extremely heavy sidespin serve and is also very verrry low 

when the ball contacts with the bat automatically goes outside the table

its very annoying.... topspining that ball is also very hard

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 10 years ago

Hi Yash,

Watch which way the ball goes when it hits your bat.  If it goes to the right, then for the next one, angle the bat to the left.  This will counter the spin on the ball.

We have a lot of tips on receiving serve in our Receiving Secrets series of lessons.  You can access these with a Premium membership.  Even if you take out a one month membership to try it out, you will be able to see all of the lessons.

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