Backhand Short Pimples

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

Last updated 10 years ago

arjun patra

arjun patra Asked 10 years ago

hello sir my backhand is weak so i have used spectol rubber so please say me sir how can i use it and how attack and block and make good use of the rubber .thanku sir

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 10 years ago

Hi Arjun,

Spectol is a short pimple rubber.  It will give you good control of the ball but will not allow you to spin the ball as much.

To use it well you should mainly hit the ball flat.  As you grow in confidence you can start to hit the ball a bit faster but because of the lack of topspin your margin for error is decreased.

If you can start hitting the ball fast though you will find it will be effective against other players as the ball will go through to them flatter and faster. 

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