Spinny Flicks

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Last updated 7 years ago

Romeo Chua

Romeo Chua Asked 7 years ago

Is the reason why world-class players like Ma Long, Fan Zhendong, and Zhang Jike flick spinny backhand topspin because the ball is too low for them to flick with a flat contact?


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 7 years ago

Hi Romeo,

The backhand sidespin flick is easier against a backspin ball.  It is difficult to flat flick the backspin because the backspin will drag the ball into the net.


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Romeo Chua

Romeo Chua Posted 7 years ago

ah I see. that makes sense.



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