Wind Shield Wiper Serve | PingSkills | Table Tennis

Wind Shield Wiper Serve | PingSkills | Table Tennis

Hi, I’m Alois Rosario from PingSkills and
Dirk has asked us a question about the windshield wiper serve. The windshield wiper serve is called the windshield
wiper serve because the action looks a bit like a windshield wiper. Now when you’re doing the windshield wiper
serve what you need to think about is your start position and your finish position and
it’s like a windshield wiper starting from one side going up and down and across the
other way. Now where do we hit the ball for this serve?
You can hit it at several different points. If you hit the ball when the bat is coming
up you’re going to get a bit of topspin. If you hit it right at the top here you’re going
to get sidespin only and if you hit it on the way down you’re going to get some backspin
with the windshield wiper serve. The serve can be effective because it’s a
serve that isn’t used very much so players don’t have experience in returning it. The
other reason is that you can get some nice subtle variations between the topspin, the
sidespin, and the backspin. So why not go out and have a go at trying
the windshield wiper serve. It can be a little bit awkward sometimes but give it a try. One
thing that is a little bit awkward is your hitting position. So because you are fairly
low and you’re hitting the ball from in front of your body there, it’s quite difficult to
get back and ready into the next position at the top level but see at your level can
you use it and can it be effective for your game. For the pendulum serve I’m in this position
here, I serve and basically I’m in the ready position for the next ball. For the windshield
wiper serve, I’m here, I’m down, and then I need to get all the way up and ready for
that next ball. So the amount of spin you can generate is
limited by the wrist action because you are coming across with your wrist position there
so you’re not able to generate as much motion for the serve and therefore you won’t be able
to generate as much spin as you can say for the pendulum serve.

Comments (100)

  1. love the video but can you do video on a really rare serve that can be effective

  2. Lol. I love Alois. THE WIN-SHEEL WAH-PAH SERVE.

  3. Great serve and I've never saw it beforehand. Thanks for sharing and It's worth giving it a try.

  4. Ruta Paskauskiene serve …… 🙂

  5. Hello, I would like to know what you guys think about the Joola Carbon Pro racket? I am an intermediate player, I would like to stick to premade bats for now. I am worried about the rubber, it looks quit plain with no pimples, but the spin stats say 92/100. Shouldn't pimple give grip and therefore good spin response? Thank you guys

  6. can you please make a video about how to hide spin in serve

  7. thx for something new to own the table with

  8. from where i can download these awesome videos

  9. Many thanks for being a guide, Guru & an inspiration for young kids living thousands of Kms away from you! Thanks.

  10. When you serve like this which spin is the best topspin or backspin??

  11. I use penhold stile, but i have problem using the backside of the bat. any help?

  12. Thanks for teaching table tennis and making it easy and fun

  13. One question I am trying to practice daily but my friend who isn't practicing is still beating me do you have any tips?

  14. can you do a banana flick with a long pimples

  15. Where i can buy a Bat in Australia ?

  16. do a serve that is tough to play

  17. When explaining things I hope you can add some animations or zoom in the ball. Its hard when the camera just sits there.. Thanks

  18. Hey, can I apply Mark V rubber on my Butterfly Addoy 1000 ply? I know it's a basic ply but ply only affects 10% of the bat right?

  19. plz hlp me u r not replying I have an question….

  20. thickness in long pips changes what??is it beneficial to get thick or not

  21. these guys are really good and very informative

  22. Can u tell how to against a short and spin serve???

  23. I am aware that you are Aussies and I am from the U.k. , however. Would you be able to recommend any websites where I would be able to buy decent/good quality table tennis balls in bulk?
    Thank you kindly.

  24. I use that serve quite a bit, but with my motion being the other way with the bat moving away from the body

  25. hello coach does the wingshield wiper serve needs a spin

  26. mhmm well its a very weak serve
    probably never going to use it lol
    nice video explaining it though!

  27. can you please make a video about how to hide spin in serve because I played a pro he served it looked like side spin but it was top spin

  28. i started using this serve as a placement ball or as a ball to push my opponent further back from the table. I've gotten many complements of how good of a serve it is, i dont over use it, i like to balance between a backhand side spin/backspin, pendulum serve and i also use a reverse windshield wiper, so far the windshield wiper has gotten me the most free points. i want to thank you guys for the videos you post, i learn so much from your videos and i regularly check in at your website as well.

  29. how will i return that serve ? thank you in advance

  30. ping skills can you make a video on ma long's serve. I have seen many videos but still can't understand how to do it.

  31. one of my colleagues use this kind of serve and he is master in it and he generated a lot of spin in it as well also able to back to his position very quickly… i just want to know how to return his service as whenever i blocks the ball goes out of the table all the time

  32. The only top player I know who uses this serve effectively is Ruta Paskauskiene. A very rare serve indeed!

  33. All I know about this game is from four years of college. Nobody taught us.We just tried different things to make thins difficult for the opponent. After all these years it feels strange to see those are actual techniques. I had a serve that can be best called a back hand wind shied wiper. It can be used to serve with reasonably good pace with deceptive side spin which is difficult to return. But any way, armature pass time of ours is no where close to dedicated practice. Nice channel mate. Keep going.

  34. Old Soviet serve. Called "fan" like ventiliater.

  35. I wanna to learn how to make forehead

  36. Awesome Video as always!
    Very helpful!

  37. i frustrated my opponents with this serve.thanks

  38. Have you got skinnier???????!!!!! hahah havent watched you guys for a while but great video none the less 🙂

  39. I thought I invented that serve 🙁

  40. Dear Alois !
    We would see how to do the corkscrew spin serve and and
    how to hit the ball to make a corkscrew shot effectively !

  41. This serve looks funny? but I think it's effective

  42. plz make a video on playing in pimpled rubber bat

  43. How to receive zhing jike serve with lower height

  44. lol for some reason i did it today at tt training and it confused my peers. i had to explain to them that this serve is a rarely used serve?

  45. Can you suggest an effective way to counter the windshield serve??

  46. The name is cool but one lift forehand smash and the ball won't be seen on the table??

  47. can u tell me how to give the toughest serve to counter

  48. What sort of return would be appropriate for this serve. I imagine a counter aimed towards the middle of the table, is that correct or do you recommend something else.

  49. how attend heavy chop

  50. how to improve the game fast with exercise and the game we play to make strong

  51. how to improve your backhand

  52. how to win from that person who is having best backhand

  53. How can i increase my Table Tennis speed by practising at home? @pingpong skills

  54. plzz make a video to win from that opponent who is having long pips racket

  55. Does knuckleball exist? My opponent once made a serve which spins left but suddenly spins again to the right.

  56. this is my go to serve to win a point. i usually am able to generate much more spin than this and dont have an issue getting back for the return (at least at my level of playing) but only problem and reason why i dont always use this is that i make few unforced errors(net and outs) during the serve so i use this one as a surprise serve

  57. So, is this serve pretty much the reverse tomahawk serve?

  58. We try all kinds of weird service tactics at our non-club-but-pretty-good-soccer/tennis-players group (so very good ball insight,anticipation and reactions) and this actually is one of the services that is pretty effective. Especially the side spin-one is hard to return for non-pingpong players.

  59. How can we return wind shield service

  60. Best serve, I won almost all matches in the tournament bcz of this

  61. ping skills are u won in competition

  62. the bird poop serve would render the windsheild wiper ineffective

  63. I'm not able to spin on either side using this serve . The ball just go straight and people smash it

  64. Your advices about topspin, sidespin and backspin are very useful and easier. I have always tried arm force to produce backspin by pulling racket downward at the end of motion for ten years 🙂

  65. I have used this serve in certain situations, it works out great!

  66. I'm a heavy weight player I want a way to play a game to win the tennis table

  67. What variations can I do against an opponent who opens this serve and makes it difficult for me to be ready?

  68. Which effective service can I do if I am player good in long rallies?

  69. You are the best, greetings from Panama

  70. i do it alot is one of my strongest serves

  71. I just want to ask that how to do this in penhold..?

  72. I thought that I invented this serve. I modified my fade shot to create this. Pch… It is already existing.

  73. Ding Ning could have this as a trick up her sleeve 😀

  74. How can I play an offensive short when the ball comes towards me with a reverse spin near the net?

  75. For some reason, when you said hi I thought of Dele Alli…

  76. how to return that servr, wind shild wiper serve

  77. Hello, thanks for this video. How do you return this serve as it has a lot of spin on it? Thank you!

  78. A friend of mine managed to master it by himself and maybe don't even know that the technique has a name. Good job mate +Sendy Radiana

  79. Which one is easy

  80. His head is brighter than my future.

  81. How to do a fast simple serve ???

  82. 2:01 thank me later

  83. How to take wind shield wiper serv

  84. Is there any legal way to swing the racqet..????
    Plzzz let me know..

  85. Hey! I wanted to know how to play this serve..

  86. Can you teach the best answer for smash I am a beginner

  87. I can play all the strokes correctly but still i lose my game .can you suggest me regarding this pingskills?

  88. i always tries to attack every ball and in this i lose points.Actually i become a bit nervous and makes a mistake in my timing .Even though my oppent is not that good but i give points myself . I think the main reason is timing

  89. How to do ma lin ghost serve

  90. Help!
    Not able to bring top spin in game but multiball

  91. can you please put a video on how to return a windshield serve

  92. Can’t believe that dude from how i met your mother plays ping pong

  93. We call this omelette

  94. I cant hold it like that i can only hold it like pen

  95. Alles wäre O.K. wenn nicht diese mjaulnde Sprache.

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