Weight Transfer

Table Tennis Strokes and Technique

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Adam Unknown

Adam Unknown Asked 14 years ago

I see many great players having weight transferring on their leg/feet and my coach also teach this to have more force and speed to the ball, but I have a problem in this. I can only do this once and I can't get back to the position quickly. How can I adjust this?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 14 years ago

Hi Adam,

When you have more time to play a stroke you can transfer your weight forward and backwards.  However most of table tennis is played too quickly to do that.  You need to have a lot of stability with your legs and use your upper body twist to generate speed.

The amount you can transfer your weight depends purely on the amount of time you have. 


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Adam Unknown

Adam Unknown Posted 14 years ago

thx. for the advice

Erriza Shalahuddin

Erriza Shalahuddin Posted 1 month ago

Again, I'm digging old posts here (lol).

If I have stronger core and leg muscles, do you think they will help improving my recovery after I hit with weight transfer?


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario from PingSkills Posted 1 month ago

Hi Erriza,

Yes that would definitely help.



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