Welcome back to pingsunday: A place to learn table tennis correctly and with fun. You would know how to use the wrist in table tennis. Now you will learn the advanced Chinese techniques: how to use the fingers to improve the quality (spin, power) of the shots. Using Wrist is the University Level, and using … Read more How to use finger in table tennis (Chinese techniques)
Should you use wrist in table tennis? A player asked me “Should we use the wrist in the Forehand Topspin Stroke in Table Tennis?” This is a very good question, but there are 2 opposite answers. Some coaches say “You should fix your wrist in the Forehand stroke”. Another says “You can use the wrist”. So … Read more Table Tennis Advanced Techniques: Using Wrist
In the modern table tennis, the passive block technique is no longer exist. The player is asked to add more power in the stroke, for both forehand block or backhand block technique. That’s why today, we will learn the “active backhand block” technique of Ma Long. Blocking is very underrated skills that not many players focus … Read more Ma Long “active backhand block” technique
Many players asked me “How to improve backhand in table tennis?”. The best way is to learn the backhand techniques from the best players, step by step and with the photo. Today we will learn the basic forehand topspin technique of Zhang Jike (one of the best Chinese table tennis player from 2010 – 2017). … Read more Table Tennis Basic Backhand Strokes
Breaking News: Mass China doping Chinese table tennis players have the best achievement and advanced techniques in table tennis. Chinese doctor Xue Yinxian (former doctor for the Chinese Olympic team) has revealed 2 days ago to German Media: “If you refus to dope, you have to leave” Xue adds that she was against doping. That’s why … Read more Chinese National Team accused doping?
In table tennis, there are official rules and non-official unwritten rules. You can easily find the official rules and regulations in the ITTF’s Handbook. Here you can download and learn the latest table tennis rules from ITTF (International Table Tennis Federations). But how about unwritten rules? These unwritten laws are widely accepted because it ensures the fair play, … Read more 15 Unwritten Table Tennis Rules That You Should Know
Why do we need to use “black” and “red” rubbers in table tennis? Is There a Difference Between these two colors? Ping pong red vs black rubber? Which one is faster? Which racket color is spinnier? I also answer your common question “Why top Chinese table tennis players always use “Black rubber” on the Forehand … Read more Difference Between Red and Black Table Tennis Rubbers?
Zhang Jike is well known for his spinny forehand topspin. His forehand loop is not as powerful as Ma Long’s forehand but is spinnier. Today, I will analyze the table tennis forehand loop technique step by step of Zhang Jike. You improve your forehand loop the topspin ball by learning from the Chinese National Team players. Forehand … Read more Zhang Jike Forehand Loop Technique
Welcome to the Ping Sunday table tennis blog of coach EmRatThich: a place to learn table tennis correctly and with fun. Today, let’s learn how to glue tacky Chinese rubber like a pro. I’ve explained the top 5 glues to use in table tennis here. If you have a problem to glue tacky Chinese rubbers, … Read more How to Glue Chinese Rubbers – Professional Tips
There are 2 types of serve (or service) in table tennis: set-up serve and trick serves. Today, I explain the best tips to perform the “ghost” serve of Ma Lin. Ghost serve is a tricky serve with a lot of underspin. If you don’t know how to return this tricky serve, the ball will go directly to … Read more Table Tennis Serve Tricks: Ma Lin “Ghost Serve”