Index Finger Grip

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

Last updated 3 years ago

thomas mcnamara

thomas mcnamara Asked 3 years ago

Hi Coach. Your tip about using the ring finger and pinky to secure the grip has helped me immensely, but I still notice my index finger seems to move too much, especially on bigger backswings. Should I concentrate on keeping the index finger stationary to improve control? Thanks. 

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 3 years ago

Hi Thomas,

I am glad the tips on grip are helping.

I think the index finger being stable will also help with control and by keeping it in the lower position it will also allow more flexibility of the wrist and therefore more speed and spin.

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