Wrist action

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

Last updated 3 months ago

Donald Siegel

Donald Siegel Asked 3 months ago

I was told by quite a number of coaches to use wrist action, probably because I was a tennis player for a long time. But in watching your videos, I see not too much wrist, at least in the beginner and intermediate sections. The wrist seems pretty immobile.

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 3 months ago

Hi Don,

Initially you can keep your wrist relaxed but you don't need to move it through a bigger range of motion.

As your strokes improve and your control improves you can start to utilise the wrist through a bigger range of motion to add spin and speed to your strokes.

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