Are you allowed to touch the table during play? The only thing that isn’t allowed to touch the table is your free hand so you’re not allowed to lean on it with your hand or the back of your hand. You are allowed to touch the table with your leg as you come in or […]
One of my strongest memories of the Olympics is playing against Timo Boll and Jorg Rosskopf. Two incredible table tennis players. Obviously Timo Boll one of the best players in the world Jorg Rosskopf was World doubles champion and then we were playing them in doubles so you know it’s going to be really tough […]
Hi, I’m Alois Rosario from PingSkills. Joseph wants to know whether you can damage a table tennis ball by hitting it into a hard surface. Let’s do a bit of an experiment and see how these table tennis balls hold up against a wooden wall and a brick wall. After 3 hits, it’s still holding […]
Hi, I’m Jeff Plumb from PingSkills and Nagaraj has asked us a question about having a bad day. He’s recently got a new bat, he’s been training OK but every now and again he has a bad day and he loses to someone he’s never lost to before and unfortunately this happened on a tournament […]
Okay transfer your body this is in table tennis, it’s very important. Right now if you are just practice just start you’re going to transfer from this leg to this leg. So do it a little bit slower you, no rush to bam bam bam bam hit the ball every single time no rush. Just […]
1 nil 2 nil 3 nil 4 nil 5 nil 6 nil 7 nil That’s not the end of the game. Why? It’s 7 nil. So in table tennis there is no mercy rule. To win the game you have to get to 11 points and be ahead by 2.
Hi, I’m Alois Rosario from PingSkills. Roneil has asked us a question about how can he get himself into a rhythm quicker. When he gets to his matches he feels like it takes him a long time to get up to his level. In fact he feels like it’s only after his first five set […]
Hi I’m Alois Rosario from PingSkills. Today we’re going to show you the Penhold Grip. To use the Penhold Grip you have your thumb and your pointer finger encircling the handle. On the other side of your bat you can have your three fingers flat or curved. Whatever your preference is. You’ll notice that Matt […]