As we begin a new season of training in preparation for the US Nationals. I would encourage each of you to re-watch some of these fitness videos and choose several exercises to do on a regular basis to improve your strength and speed. Write down which exercises that you feel will help you the most and we will go over them together in our next lesson.
See you soon!
(So that you avoid hearing the language in the first video, I recommend turning off the volume)
Learn new table tennis exercises by watching these 2 short videos
Dear Table Tennis Students,
This year, I'll be assigning each of you a daily training routine that focuses on leg and core fitness specifically designed to improve your table tennis game. I will be e-mailing each of you individually for your daily assigment. To make it easier for you, I have created these 2 videos so that you can copy how I do these exercises. Please refer back to these videos regularly so that you can ensure that you will be doing the fitness training correctly.
Two and a half years ago I started playing table tennis, one of the things that was mentioned to me many times is the importance of staying physically fit to a certain degree. Over the course of that time I have played 47 tournaments and would like to share my thoughts on this common topic. This article primarily targets the developing player.
During this 2 hour and 17 minute DVD you will learn the details of game strategy, anticipation, advanced strokes, footwork, serve, serve return, and much much more. This DVD is now available in North America and will soon be available in Europe and Asia.
Studies of have shown that the discs in your spine are swollen up to twice the normal size when you first wake up in the morning. With light activity, the swelling reduces after about 2 hours. Before you set your alarm clock next Saturday morning before that tournament, consider adding those 2 hours to help your back reach its peak potential:
Wake up at 6am
Light walk, breakfast, stretching, light jog 6am-8am
Start practice on the table 8am
First tournament match 9am
Learn 44 New Exercises that will BOOST your table tennis game!
At your level in table tennis, fitness might not seem very important. However, if you want to improve 2-3 levels, fitness will become an important aspect of your game. Prepare for improvement! Avoid injuries! Increase your speed! Boost your endurance! At the end of every training session, do 20-30 minutes of intense physical training focusing mainly on foot speed, core strength, stability, and balance.