Can I change my grip during a match?

Table Tennis Rules

Last updated 9 years ago

Harikrishnan U

Harikrishnan U Asked 9 years ago

Hi Alois and Jeff,

I am curious to know whether you can change your grip in a match. For example, from shakehand to penhold in the same match. Thank you Harikrishnan

Jeff Plumb

Jeff Plumb Answered 9 years ago

Hi Harikrishnan,

You certainly can change your grip during a match. In fact you can change it during a point if you like.

Most people are better off training with a single grip though and hence become more proficient using that grip. I can't recall seeing anyone change grips during a match.

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