Receiving a serve far to the corner.

Table Tennis Service Return

Last updated 4 years ago

Noah Clayborne

Noah Clayborne Asked 4 years ago

Hey coach, I stand at the very corner of the table like Ma Lin when I receive a serve however when my opponent serves very fast to the other corner of the table I have trouble returning it. How do I return it? Cross step, shuffle speedily, or lunge?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 4 years ago

Hi Noah,

You will notice that by the time his opponent hits the ball he is in quite a central position.  I think you can start from that central position which will allow you to get to that wider ball on the forehand.

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