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Hi im Tyrone from the philippines, my church mate was a very great table tennis player, he was so professional when it comes to different spins of the ball during services, and thus, he easily counters every serve, he has this service that is really intriguing, when the scores during a match is tight, he uses his service that makes my eyes unfocused because the ball WIGGLES at air, and is difficult to look at, it was like a snake wiggling at airborne, and when i return it, the ball strikes to the net, of course the second attempt i will push the ball higher, but an easy topspin for him, it was not a familiar serve, neither the pendulum services, how does he make the ball wiggle at air ? Can you please help me ? I really want to learn that serve!
Good serves can be rally baffling to start with.
The first thing to remember is that the ball can only spin one way. It can't curve different ways or change spins. The key is to watch the contact of the bat on the ball when your opponent serves to get a first good clue as to what spin is on the ball.
Then watch the ball in the air. It will curve one way. This will give you another clue as to the spin on the ball.
If you really want to improve this aspect of your game, take a look at the lessons we have in our course titled Receiving Secrets. You can access this course through our Premium membership. You can do this on a monthly, quarterly or yearly basis.
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