Check out these 5 questions that many parents are asking...
Is it better to play multiple sports or focus on ONLY table tennis?
This is up to each family. Many top table tennis players like Kanak Jha started out playing soccer or other sports. Around age 11-12 years old, many of them decided to dedicate more time to table tennis. Professional players usually practice around 25-30 hours/week.
What about ________ ________ US table tennis superstar who many years ago got burned out from only playing table tennis?
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Looping flips is one of the most under-developed skills in America. Nearly everyone trains looping pushes, looping long serves, looping blocks, and even looping loops. However, the loop against the flip requires a slightly different technique.
Distractions might seem trivial, but they can take your focus on the match and off your game-plan. Common distractions include - bad playing conditions, illegal serves, a loud competitor on the next table, stalling, and many other things.
Nearly everyone practices side-to-side footwork, but very few people practice in-and-out footwork. There are many occasions where this is necessary to contact the ball at the optimum timing. There are many many situations, but here are a few for starters....
Against a long-pips or anti-spin block
Against a miss-hit
When playing a chopper
After going back to retrieve a deep ball
After receiving a short serve
Against a punch block
When looping or smashing a high ball
As a table tennis coach, I receive hundreds of questions regarding a variety of topics including physical fitness, sports psychology, nutrition, and many other things. In this blog, I’m going to briefly mention some basic nutrition rules that I have learned and try diligently to practice and encourage my students to practice as well.