A Time to Chop

It’s a little tougher to succeed as a chopper in 2018. The 40 plus ball doesn’t spin as much. The best players are gravitating towards fast attacks, and are staying close to the table. I don’t think this means that chopping is going away completely. It may mean that good defensive choppers will be harder …

Surviving With a Less Than Spectacular Serve

Your table tennis serve is one part of your game that you can truly be creative with. You can do backhand serves, forehand serves, pendulum serves, reverse pendulum serves, high toss serves, topspin serves, backspin serves, sidespin serves, no spin serves, long serves, short serves, half long serves, illegal serves, tomahawk serves, serves with pips, …