Touching table with free hand while hitting ball with racket

Table Tennis Rules

Last updated 2 years ago

Harold Thompson

Harold Thompson Asked 2 years ago

I heard last week (February 2018) that the table tennis rules now allow a player to place his/her free hand on the table while making a shot.  Is this correct?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 2 years ago

Hi Harold,

No, this is not correct.  You still are not allowed to touch the table with your free hand.

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