Double handed shots

Table Tennis Rules

Last updated 8 years ago

dennis gonzalez

dennis gonzalez Asked 8 years ago

Hi everyone at pingskills nice to be back .

My question is when playing can a player use both hands to hold the bat like in tennis .

Thanks from gibraltar.

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 8 years ago

Hi Dennis,

Good to have you back  coming to us from Gibraltar.

A double handed shot is allowed.  I recently checked with Graeme Ireland a noted Umpire and Referee and he assures me that you are allowed to do that.

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Julio Torres

Julio Torres Posted 8 years ago

In tennis it gives you more control and power, because you are hitting the ball with more strenght, but in table tennis it isn't good because it reduce the speed of the stroke....

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