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11 Ways that Playing Table Tennis Boosts Your Successes

Hand signal helps you to communicate with your teammate

As a table tennis coach, I have learned and improved myself a lot by playing and coaching table tennis.Yes, table tennis can help to develop certain personality traits and character strengths. Positive mindset from playing table tennis the right way can help you to become a good leader in your life.We will learn some benefits … Read more

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How to chop block in table tennis | He Zhuojia’s technique

Ma Long chop block technique with his backhand

How to chop block in table tennis? Hello. Welcome back to PingSunday.In table tennis, you need to learn every skill and technique. Japanese and Chinese coaches have emphasized the chop block technique.It’s not a common technique, but it’s very useful in some cases. Today, let’s learn how to perform the chop block technique in table tennis.Today, … Read more

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How to block in table tennis using the penhold backhand grip

The grip for the backhand block penhold

How to block in table tennis using the penhold backhand grip.Today let’s see how coach Ma Lin uses the backhand block with the traditional penhold backhand.In table tennis, the backhand block is a great way to control the fast and spinny shots from your opponent. It’s often used right after the opponent attacks, giving you … Read more

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Learn the basic backhand serve in table tennis

backhand serve techniques

Hello, welcome back to PingSunday, table tennis lessons every Sunday. I’m EmRatThich. Learn the basic backhand serve in table tennis with Zhao Yiyi, and coach EmRatThich.Today, let’s learn the basic backhand serve in table tennis. Backhand serve is one of the 10 fundamental skills in table tennis. Why?Should we learn the backhand serve?Yes, look at … Read more

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Kasumi Ishikawa’s deceptive pendulum serve

Kasumi Ishikawa has a great forehand serve

Kasumi Ishikawa practices her pendulum serve.She has a very dangerous and deceptive serve. The pro player has a very good feeling. They can change the type of serve at the last moment.Forehand pendulum servePendulum serve is the most effective serve in table tennis. The best set up serve is the pendulum serve of Ma Long.Fast … Read more

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How to return spin serve in table tennis like a pro

learn to judge the spin on the serve

How to return spin serve in table tennis like a pro? This is how the pro players practice their serve return skills.Whether amateur or professional, receiving the table tennis serve is the most difficult technique.Hello, welcome back to PingSunday, the best place to learn table tennis. I’m EmRatThich. Today, let’s learn the hardest skill in … Read more

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Ideal contact height for forehand topspin strokes

hitting at the highest position - forehand topspin

Ideal contact height for forehand topspin strokes. Hello. Welcome back. I’m EmRatThich.Forehand stroke with optimal hitting position.Being able to change how fast and how much spin your forehand topspin stroke has is a great weapon. You can get more spin on the ball if you make your stroke more vertical and brush the ball lightly. … Read more

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How to do the basic forehand topspin technique

forehand topspin technique

How to do the basic forehand topspin technique?Hello, welcome back to PingSunday, I’m EmRatThich. Today, we will learn how to do the basic forehand topspin technique. This technique is used to attack the underspin ball at the backhand corner. It’s called the “pivot position” in table tennis.The basic conceptThere is no better shot in table … Read more

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Learning the basic backhand topspin technique

Basic backhand topspin techniques with chinese coach

Learning the backhand topspin technique.Hello, welcome back to PingSunday, the best place to learn table tennis. I’m EmRatThich. Today, we will learn the basic backhand topspin technique with the beautiful Chinese coach, coach Cha Xiaoxi. This is the basic skills in table tennis.01 The principleCoach Cha Xiaoxi explained that, when doing this technique, many players … Read more

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Chinese forehand technique with sidespin

use center of gravity to generate force

Chinese forehand technique with sidespin.Hello. Welcome back to PingSunday. Today, we will learn the Chinese forehand technique with sidespin.The Chinese national coach as confirmed that:1. Add sidespin in your forehand attackWhen you add side spin to your forehand attack, it will be harder for the opponent to block.Because the ball will go to the corner … Read more

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Why do pro players hide the ball during their serve

Dang Qiu hides the serve by using his head

Why do it seem like a lot of pros hide the ball when they serve?Or, it could be beneficial to hide the serve and the umpires don’t enforce the rules for some reason.When you watch the pro matches, you will see that they serve illegally and to their real advantage.Why do pro players hide the … Read more

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Beginner’s mistake of forehand topspin technique

Mistake of amateur player - forehand topspin technique

Here is the most common mistake of the forehand topspin technique. This mistake is very common. It’s featured in the top 10 mistakes in table tennis.Mistake of this technique – amateur’s problemA player has emailed me:Hello.Can you correct my forehand topspin coach? Thank youI have explained the most important mistakes in table tennis, and how … Read more

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Ping pong serve rules for double games

double serving rules in table tennis

Some players asked me about the serving order in double games of table tennis. The table tennis double rules are very simple.Ping pong serve rules for doubleIn Doubles, you have to serve the ball from the right half of your side to the opponent’s half on the opposite side (diagonally). But this rule has nothing … Read more

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What is the most important skill in table tennis?

the most important skill in table tennis

What is the most important skill in table tennis? Is it the forehand topspin? Or the footwork?There are a lot of techniques to learnThose of you new to table tennis may be seeking advice on how to improve your game. Beginners frequently ask, “What is the most essential table tennis skill?” I have explained the … Read more

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New kind of table tennis serve “flip serve”

Flip serve in table tennis

Hello, table tennis coaches and players,Today, let’s talk about the new type of serve: “flip serve”. You throw the ball up, but you serve with the backhand side rubber. This looks a little bit awkward the first time. And this type of table tennis serve has a lot of backspin. Table tennis is fantastic. There … Read more

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04 basic table tennis techniques that you should learn

04 basic table tennis techniques which are very important

There are four basic techniques that table tennis players must learn and practice to improve their level: a good serve, a good return of serve, a good backhand, and a good forehand.Four basic table tennis techniquesTable tennis is a very difficult sport that demands both mental and physical skills to master. Even the most advanced … Read more

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Why and How we need to stomp in table tennis

how to stomp in table tennis like a pro

Hello, welcome back to Pingsunday. I’m EmRatThich.Today we will learn some advanced skills in table tennis. To stomp or not to stomp. Why does every professional table tennis player like stomping during the serve? And how to stomp correctly in table tennis?Giveaway winnerMy video has the subtitle. Watch this video:How to stomp in table tennis … Read more

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