Smash or topspin strokes

Table Tennis Match Strategy

Last updated 3 years ago

Aditya Chandolu

Aditya Chandolu Asked 3 years ago

alois sir can a forehand smash is successful at the level where everyone does forehand topspin. I am asking this because my friend always does the forehand smash at that level where everyone does forehand topspin. when I try it is not successful. how can I do that kind of forehand smash

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 3 years ago

Hi Aditya,

It is possible but it is a more risky stroke because you don't have the topspin to drag the ball onto the table.  You need to get the ball at the peak of the bounce and hit it flat and accurately.

The topspin allows you to have a greater margin for error.

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