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Table Tennis Match Strategy

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Frank Lucas

Frank Lucas Asked 10 months ago

What kind of tactics should you employ if your opponent's base skill level is higher, and more consistent than yours?

How do you avoid feeling overwhelmed mid-game without time outs or when you can't delay your next serve (when your opponent is serving)?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 10 months ago

Hi Frank,

Tactical thinking can remain fairly similar for all opponents.  It is always about trying to find their weaknesses and matching it up with what you have.

Here is a link to a video on Basic Tactics to beat a better opponent.

Develop a pre point routine that will help you stop being stressed about the result and focus more on the next point.  This routine will feel like you have more time between points.

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Moises Moises

Moises Moises Posted 3 months ago

Really helpful

Marcin Lonak

Marcin Lonak Posted 3 months ago

For me is „giving the best“ in all areas I have, the best solution to learn the most from playing a better player. So stay focused and be well prepared. Try to Match up at least at times during a game. Like Mattias Falk against Ma Long. To me Mattias took the most out of this game he could. Especially for his future. Now He has really something to work on.


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