Kicker serve from the backhand side

Table Tennis Serving

Last updated 3 years ago

eduardo espinosa

eduardo espinosa Asked 3 years ago

For some reason backhand serves have almost vanished, at least, from the professional players repertoire of serves.

Can any of you, Alois or Jeff, make a demonstration of the same serve but from the backhand?



Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 3 years ago

Hi Eduardo,

One of the biggest part of the Forehand Kicker serve is that the opponent can't see the preparation of the racket because it is behind the body.  With the Backhand serve you wouldn't be able to do that and the is why it is not a popular serve.

Without the deception it is just a fast topspin serve which is easy to deal with.

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