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The most important skill in Table Tennis | PingSkills

The most important skill in Table Tennis | PingSkills


So Alois, what is the most important skill
in Table Tennis? It is definitely being able to hit the ball
on the table. So in Table Tennis if you can start to learn how to control the ball and
hit the ball on the table a lot of times then the rest of the game becomes a lot easier. The thing we need to think about when we are
learning to hit the ball on the table is to have your bat flat facing exactly
where you want the ball to go. If you can do that and contact the ball then
that is where the ball will go. By having your bat facing in the right direction
you are going to be hitting the ball straight. The next thing you want to think about is
to be able to control the ball well enough and the main thing is to hit the ball softly
enough. You will find to start with a lot of players
will hit the ball too hard and the ball will fly off the end of the table. So the key is
just hitting the ball softly and straight. You will notice that the stroke doesn’t need
to be very big and it is just pushing the bat forward and through the ball so that the
ball is going towards where you want it to go. When you are starting to learn how to play
it is a great idea to challenge yourself with how many hits you can do in a row. To start
off with if you can do 3 hits in a row that is great. So you do 1, 2 and 3 with your partner.
Once you can get to 3 you aim for five and then you aim for 10 and so on until you are
really challenging yourself and you will find within a very short period of time you will
start to be able to hit a lot of shots on the table. It is a great idea when you are challenging
yourself to make sure you write down how many hits that you achieve, that way you will start
to see your progress and see your improvement. On our website there is a free Consistency chart
download. Go to our website, download the chart and that will make it easy for you to record your scores. So the most important skill of Table Tennis is definitely
being able to hit the ball on the table a lot of times. The keys are making sure you
are hitting the ball as straight as you can and hitting the ball softly. Anyone can hit
the ball too hard. So work really well to make a soft controlled hit.

Comments (87)

  1. I am talking about that shot which was called yessss

  2. Oh tq just only that rubber can do it is it so

  3. hi I love your videos I am a professional player and wants to choose a racket plz tell I am an offensive player and likes to hit smashes which one will be better for me

    waiting for reply

  4. I am using a donic waldner 3000 and want to upgrade so please my interest is in joola

  5. please recommend any bat for me

  6. I dont think this guy knows what he's talking about. Girls are pretty important. So its all about impressing girls in the audience. If you hit your balls on the table, you get pretty nice attention tho. Then you can also lay the girl down to the table and smack her with the balls. They usually like that. But Im a virgin so I dont know any more. This is getting more embarrasing than Madonna's recent song.

  7. What is your tabletennistable? Thanks.

  8. But isn't it important to hit the ball with spin?

  9. im better at ping pong than you guys

  10. hi momkan pley ping o

  11. Hi Uncle i was a good table tennis player for 7 years i had a lot of gold medals, when i was small but then i donot play for 6 year or more now im 22 so im sure i can bounce back if i believe practice and play with a clever way.. anyway i just want to ask u about ma long bat my style and the way i like to play like ma long so it is okay to use it? or its going to be too fast for me, any advices of anything + the bat ? sorry for long title and thank u very much always know something new from u!🌹♡

  12. Hi ping skills my cousin told me about you channel a few weeks ago when I first started table tennis you've showed me a lot of ways to hit the ball and how to choose the right bat thank you and now I also go to the cobourg table tennis club were you and Craig carter faced off in boomerang throwing Craig carter is my table tennis trainer. Thanks jeff and alois for helping e
    Me thru my table tennis career

  13. In my opinion the most important skill in table rennis is to keep calm. I am 17 years old and I play against 50 years old who play table tennis for 30 years. I am a very quick player and my mates (the 50 years old) more play with spin and calm. So the spin and I want to play quick I fail.

  14. What happens if you hit the table with the bat? Is that bad or does it mean nothing?

  15. Is the stiga revolter a food paddle/racket for someone who likes to dominate the game and doesn't play against someone great? Please answer!

  16. what kind of racket you used،please?????

  17. Hey pingskills, what is a good alternitive if you use a sriver because my table tennis shop doesn't sell those anymore and i would like to use a rubber that is almost the same because i am so used to it

  18. This channel is fantastic! I've learned more from this channel than I have playing casually for years

  19. Awesome tips !! thanks

  20. dude his backhand is crap

  21. practicing for a table tennis tournament in 1 week

  22. this video is fantastic its helps me lots !!!

  23. Read the spin is more important, otherwise you can't hit on table

  24. Coach,does this skill help hit the ball on the table and once you get it,then you can learn some forehand/backhand stroke.Am i right

  25. My partner and me got 376 hits in 3 min time lol

  26. Great video guys. Especially for beginners!

  27. How much does a ball and table effect spin? I have a great bat but use a friends dinner table and extremely cheap balls. When i try generating spin either there is no effect at all or the spin is not significant enough to effect the play. Does it just come down to my skill? I'm fairly new, but I was just wondering thanks!

  28. 11 hits on first day

  29. HAVENT HEARD FROM YOU LATELY

  30. I came only to 489 hits,is that a good start or bad?

  31. the table like no leg LOL

  32. 20+ hits on first day..it was on a varsity tryout.. I got in! Thank you for this helpful video.

  33. ping skills I like to join the table tennis on my school but I hard to serve I don't know how

  34. When I do the forehand topsin how you showed in your video (with the body and racket moving..) it mostly goes out when I hit the ball hard, do you have a tip? But I sometimes think my bat is too bad to lift the ball on the table, what do you think?

  35. I like this video nice

  36. how to block flick

  37. am a left handed player…..how should I return spin service with forehand as wel as backhand help me out

  38. Great video ping skills keep it up

  39. Narrators voice is similar to Peter dinklage

  40. Guter Googelübersetzer (nicht)

  41. The best instructor by the way ur partners service is not legel

  42. Hi my name is Aryan and I would really like if you would make a video on how to take a smash

  43. i hit it really hard and it still goes on the table, because when i hit it hard they cant hit it back

  44. Ahhhhhh the audio!!!

  45. No shit Einstein and the best way to play golf is just being able to keep holing the golf ball ya goof!

  46. I know this video seems really obvious but a lot of players start out trying to hit the ball way to hard. To start learning the proper technique for all of your strokes check out these tutorials on our website: https://www.pingskills.com/tutorials/basic-strokes

    Good luck with your table tennis journey.

    Cheers,
    Jeff & Alois

  47. Should I get butterfly table tennis bats? And are Dunlop bats bad?

  48. Hello and thank you for your excellent video. I have registered on your website but cannot find your 'consistency chart' that you mention. Can you supply a link to the download please? Many thanks.

  49. X men ping pongs….

  50. Ping pongers….ping ponged

  51. But they mitht do the smashing becaus it's high

  52. I’m left handed and have always wanted to not make sloppy mistakes like hitting it off target this really helped

  53. i just done 2 shot in side of board

  54. Really i have learnt it

  55. 3, 5, 10 and so on – what the hell is the next number?

  56. The sound of the ball is therapeutic

  57. The smash is the most important skill.

  58. Should add “beginner” to the title, which is misleading.

  59. Does not seem like a flat touch though, the bat indeed is bit tild.

  60. 2018 hitssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

  61. Well duh.What a useless video

  62. This is brilliant!!! It never occurred to me to hit the ball ON THE TABLE!!!! I'm always aiming for the ceiling directly above me!!! I don't win very often unless I'm playing someone who uses lots and lots and lots of backspin for some reason. But I am a little confused. In every professional ping-pong match I've ever watched, I seem to recall that in pretty much every point, one of the professionals chooses not to hit the ball on the table. Seriously!! Almost every point!! If they're so good, why do they do this? Have they simply not seen this incredibly insightful video?

  63. What is the rule for the table tennis. If the ball drops twice in net and falls to opponents table.

  64. I know how to play table tennis thank you

  65. Are paddles actually called bats or is that a British thing

  66. Thanks God you are left handed….
    It makes understanding TT easier for me…

  67. i have played for about 4 hours in my first month of tennis… is that good enough

  68. Its True what he says ,But how do you Control Spin and a Fast Ball

  69. hey! you forgot if it doesnt bounce on the enemy's side and he hits it back he doesnt get point!!!

  70. Ball bounces on table
    Me: ASMR

  71. Man, so many rallies that's insane, I can never keep more the 25.

  72. I wanted to know how to improve your table tennis racket spin

  73. I have got the best ball control in my club

  74. I have a problem with the ball over shooting the table. I’ll be practicing this. 👍

  75. What? Can't we do infinite hits?

  76. Not too flat Keep the angle by the speed.

  77. How to convince my seniors players to practice those basics ? As soon they arrive at the club
    they want to play/count the points …i told them little progress can be done by just challenging
    one to another …they brag me saying : here comes the professor sarcasticly…hard to argue with a group of people thinking << we just want to play>> …keep your advices for you.
    One day i will bring my pc to show them your knowledge …

  78. omg that is so exciting to watch i could do that for hours

  79. Ka plomp ka plomp is plam

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