Basic Strokes FAQ

Basic Strokes FAQ

Beginner

Find out what our readers are asking about the basic strokes. This is such an important area to get right that there is always a lot of discussion.
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Tutorial Lessons

1 Introduction 0:15
2 Forehand Counterhit Accuracy 2:29
3 Leg Work When Playing Forehands 2:13
4 Forehand Topspin Follow Through 2:32
5 Changing From Flat Hit to Topspin 2:22
6 Forehand Shots Topspin and Flat 3:24
7 Forehand Topspin Angles and Swings 2:26
8 Slow to Fast Progression 1:47
9 The Role of the Fingers in the Shakehand Grip 3:03
10 Soft or Hard Grip 1:24
11 Changing Grip Between Backhand and Forehand 2:12
12 Switching Between Forehand and Backhand 2:06
13 Different Grips During Rallies 2:41
14 Improving Backhand Topspin 1:21
15 Topspin Down the Line 2:19
16 Timing your forehand 4:48
17 Two Fingers on the Back of the Bat 1:09
18 Hitting a faster Backhand 1:06
19 Moving Fingers on the Bat 1:50
20 When To Use Backhand or Forehand 2:12
21 Terms for Looping in Table Tennis 1:02
22 Free Hand Position 1:42
23 Shallow and Deep Grip 3:02
24 Switch From Penhold to Shakehand 2:33
25 Quality of strokes 1:58
26 Pushing Long Balls 1:25
27 Forehand vs backhand 1:36
28 Returning Lob 1:36
29 Forehand Topspin Bat Angle 2:57
30 Swing and a Miss 3:07
31 Shakehand grip options 2:33