Receiving long fast topspin serve

Table Tennis Service Return

Last updated 9 years ago

Mark Baker

Mark Baker Asked 9 years ago

Which stroke should I use when receiving a long, fast topspin serve.  Thanks

Mark Baker


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 9 years ago

Hi Mark,

Use the topspin stroke, either the Forehand Topspin or the Backhand Topspin.  This will put you in an attacking position straight away.

Also think about placing the return effectively so that you opponent finds it difficult.  Start by placing it to their weaker side.


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Mark Baker

Mark Baker Posted 9 years ago

ok, thanks.  i was using the counterhit and was having a problem with consistency.


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 9 years ago

The topspin will give you more speed as well.



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