Defender vs pusher

Table Tennis Match Strategy

Last updated 8 months ago

Someone Anyone

Someone Anyone Asked 8 months ago


how to play against a pusher as a defender?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 8 months ago


I think the first tactic would be to see if you can be more consistent than they are with the pushing.

I think one think to be careful about is to not become frustrated that they are not attacking.  As a defender you may have better patience than they do and a more consistent push game.  This will force them to start attacking and perhaps lead to some mistakes from them.

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AK 47

AK 47 Posted 8 months ago

Hi, everyone!

I am a pusher. If I meet better pusher then I start to attack by topspins. If that opponent is also a good blocker or if there are lots of backspins in his pushes, then I lose.  


D K Posted 8 months ago

Maybe try to get them to attack. Pushers often do not have good attack,else they would use it.

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