Topspin far from corner

Table Tennis Footwork

Last updated 9 years ago

elvin tee

elvin tee Asked 9 years ago

Hi, Alois and Jeff. I have a question about how to do a topspin stroke if I am standing in my backhand side (left corner of table) and the ball falls far to my forehand side (right corner of table)?

Thanks.


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 9 years ago

Hi Elvin,

If you can reach it with the sidestep footwork then that is the best option.  However if the ball is really wide you may have to use the crossover footwork.  This is a running step that we show in our Master Class on Moving Out Wide.


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