Tactics vs techniques

Table Tennis Match Strategy

Last updated 4 years ago

eugene lu

eugene lu Asked 4 years ago

Hi alois,

I have to admit I do not have the best techniques. Which makes it very difficult for me to use any tactics effectively. For example, push short or push long and deep. I do not know how to do these strokes consistently. Another example are long serves and third ball placements. I can't even do all these techniques consistently. So how am I gonna use them against stronger opponents?

My question is, do I need to have good techniques to be able to use tactics effectively?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 4 years ago

Hi Eugene,

Technique is the first step to be able to play.  When you have good technique and can adapt to varying balls then you can start to think about tactics in the match.

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eugene lu

eugene lu Posted 4 years ago

So in the meantime, how can I beat or AT LEAST challenge the better players?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 4 years ago

Keep developing your technique and while playing matches see the best placement for your strokes and also the best serves and serve placement that will be effective against that opponent.

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