Backspin Serve To My Backhand

Table Tennis Service Return

Last updated 9 years ago

nivas sri

nivas sri Asked 9 years ago

When the backspin service is done fast to my back hand, which isn't very strong, I can't return the ball.

Can you please tell me whether I could play counter or just push?

Jeff Plumb

Jeff Plumb Answered 9 years ago

Hi Nivas,

As a long term strategy, if the ball comes long to your backhand, you should be playing a Backhand Topspin Off Backspin.

If you are playing an important match though and you have not yet developed your backhand topspin, you would be much safer playing a push stroke.

When you are training or playing practice matches, that is the time to work on developing your strokes.

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Siddhartha Raja

Siddhartha Raja Posted 9 years ago

can i use backhand side spin flick

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Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 9 years ago

If the ball is long you shouldn't try a flick.  A flick is more for a shorter ball.  If the ball is long as Jeff said you should try to make a backhand topspin.

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