Using the wrist when lifting backspin

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

Last updated 6 years ago

eugene lu

eugene lu Asked 6 years ago

Hi alois,

When doing the forehand topspin against backspin, does using the wrist help lift the backspin easier? Why?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 6 years ago

Hi Eugene,

The wrist will help because you are increasing the speed of the racket which will mean that the lift will be greater.

It can also lead to more errors because of the increased speed but with practice it will help.

Take a look at the lesson on the Advanced Forehand Topspin.  The principles apply.

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