2013 Yingli Cup, Women's Table Tennis Attack-Chop Competition # August 20-21, Baoding, CHN | PART II
Probably the most over-used and under-used shot in table tennis is the push. This may sound contradictory, but it really isn't. Most players either push too much or too little.
Many players have trouble playing left-handers – they simply aren’t used to them. (Left-handers have this trouble as well – they too play mostly against right-handers!) Because a player’s instincts are often wrong against a lefty, many players often end up feeding the lefty’s stronger side.
Over 250 of the best college table tennis players...represented more than 40 different colleges and universities!
There are basically two ways to play tactically early in a match. You can either feel your opponent out to see what he can do and then adjust your tactics based on this ("The Explorer"); or you can force your game on the opponent right from the start, making tactical adjustments as you go on ("The Dominator").
Vainula (EST) and Maquire (IRL) at the LIEBHERR 2013 European Championships.
On the morning of Monday 30th July 2012, the talk of the town was Ariel Hsing, on the previous evening, 16 years old at the time, she had given China’s Li Xiaoxia a torrid time in their third round meeting in the Women’s Singles event at the London Olympic Games.
Coach Hodges authors another great publication.
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