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How to use a long serve and attack

How to use a long serve and attack.

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Playing a fast and long serve, and then attacking strongly with the 3rd ball attack is one of the best tactics in table tennis.

This tactic can be used very effectively against the long pimple players.


Serve long and attack strategy.

You can beat your opponents with long serves. These are serves that land deep on your opponent’s side of the table, ideally with a lot of speed and spin.

serve long and attack strongly is a very good tactics
serve long and attack strongly is a very good tactics

Serve long and fast serve directly to the backhand side of the opponent and then attack the return ball. This is a very effective way to win more in table tennis.


What is an effective long serve?

A good long serve should be fast, low over the net, bounce close to the baseline of your opponent, the second bounce should land close to the end of the table where your opponent is, near the elbow of the opponent.

Serve long near the endline
Serve long near the end line

The key to a fast long serve is to make sure that the first bounce is close to your end of the table. This means there will be enough room for the ball to go over the net and land on the other side. If your first bounce is too close to the net, the ball will also be slow and close to the net.

Here is the demonstration from the Chinese coach, coach Che Xiaoxi.

Serve long to the elbow is very good too
Serve long to the elbow is very good too

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How to serve long and attack in table tennis

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