The appropriate stance/position

Table Tennis Footwork

Last updated 8 years ago

Paul Foo

Paul Foo Asked 8 years ago

My training partner told me that when I am executing a forehand stroke, my body weight should be on my right thigh(I am a right hander), and when I am doing a backhand stroke, my body weight should be on my left thigh(I am a right hander). Is this true? Does this improve my game, balance, and the power of my shots?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 8 years ago

Hi Paul,

Your weight can start on those legs but as you play the stroke you can transfer to the other leg .  At the point of impact itis good to have your weight evenly distributed between your legs.

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