In table tennis, blocking is one of the most under-developed skills for offensive players. If you learn to position his body correctly and contact the ball at the preferred timing, then it is also easier to learn other skills like counterlooping. In this article, I'm going to briefly outline 9 aspects that you must consider when perfecting your block. Check out this short list and see how you are doing...
Take a "4-QUESTION-TEST" to see if you have perfect strokes...
During tournaments, I hear many players commenting about various strokes…
“He has good strokes!”
“His strokes are wrong!”
“How does he have a 2000-rating with strokes like that?”
“His loop is very smooth!”
“He won the tournament, but he doesn’t have the best strokes.”
“His strokes are old-school!”
“Wow, his strokes flow nicely together!”
Last year, players came to our camps from California, Texas, New Mexico, Mississippi, Minnesota, Wiscounsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky, and even Canada. This year we are expecting both domestic and international players to participate. Here is the driving distance from various US locations...
Pittsburgh 2 hours
Columbus 2 hours
Cincinnati 4 hours
Toronto 5.5 hours
Baltimore 5.5 hours
Washington DC 5.5 hours
Regardless if you are on the US Olympic Team or just arriving from your
basement, we welcome you to come learn new skills, meet new friends, and experience one of the best training camps in the US! Check out the camp summary below then read the details of each camp in the rest of the flier. All ages and all skill levels welcome!