Returning backspin away from body

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

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Abdul Hadi Khawaja

Abdul Hadi Khawaja Asked 1 week ago

Hi! 

My question about returning swing is that when someone chop or serve backspin toward my body or in my zone than i can easily counter it using backhand chop. But when it is away from body then it become very difficult to return that spin. So how i can deal with it....?


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 1 week ago

Hi Abdul,

The first thing would be to adjust your position so that the ball is closer to you.

Also think about making a topspin stroke against this type of ball.  When the ball is a little further away you can get a good swing at the ball.  Take a look at the tutorial on Forehand Topspin Off Backspin.


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Abdul Hadi Khawaja

Abdul Hadi Khawaja Posted 1 week ago

Thanks o alot.

Seems like i have to do some hardwork to get my timing right with the force....



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