Learn from the head coach for the Boston Table Tennis Center and 2200-level player Vincent Liung, about the fundamentals of table tennis that every player of the game should know.

  • Come to a thorough understanding of the very different types of shots your opponent may throw at you, as well as the basics of understanding your own body awareness and how to shift your weight during your forehand and backhand strokes.
  • Understand how to practice specific drills to control topspin while standing close to the table and anticipating your opponent’s shots and not backing away from the table.
  • You will be introduced to various paddle gripping techniques and their versatility and how to hit returns based on your distance from the table and when to close up and be more aggressive.


The Fundamentals of Table Tennis by Vincent Liung

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Gain Valuable Knowledge On Table Tennis Fundamentals From Boston Table Tennis Center’s Head Coach and 2200-Level Player Vincent Liung - As Well As Advice For Being Prepared For Every Kind Of Shot

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What Will You Learn?

Vincent explains the very wide variety of shots there are in table tennis as well as the different levels of spin your opponent may put on a ball. You will be guided through the various types of shots your opponent may give you and how you should return them. He also explains just how important it is to know when to distance yourself from the table and when to close up on your opponent.

Another vital tip you’ll be given alongside many, is the various grips you can have on your paddle that you may find more useful for certain shots such as the penhold, and how it can help you add more topspin on the ball.

Vincents’ topspin, backspin, and sidespin principles are some of the MOST IMPORTANT fundamental shots to know no matter what your style of play is. Whether you are playing defensively or driving aggressively. You will also come to a great understanding of your weight shift in your legs and how to couple that with your stroke for a more fluid rhythmic stroke.

So, What's in this Series?

                 Part 1

  • Introduction With Vincent Liung
  • Good Table Tennis Techniques
  • Holding The Paddle
  • Penhold Grip & Shaking Hand Grip
  • Penhold Backhand Options
  • Close To The Table Forehand Topspin Stroke
  • Close To The Table Forehand Topspin Rally
  • Close To The Table Backhand Topspin Stroke
  • Close To The Table Backhand Topspin Rally
  • Middle Distance, Forehand Topspin Stroke
  • Middle Distance, Backhand Topspin Stroke
  • Middle Distance, Backhand Topspin Rally
  • Middle To Long Distance Backhand Chop
  • Middle To Long Distance Backspin Forehand Chop /li>
  • Close To Table, Backspin, Forehand Push
  • Close To Table, Backspin, Forehand Push Rally
  • Close To Table, Backspin, Backhand Push
  • Smash & LOB Technique
  • When To Use A Smash or LOB
  •                  Part 2

  • Practicing Traditional Pen Hold
  • Penhold Grip Backhand Middle To Long Distance Topspin Drive Stroke
  • Forehand Counter Topspin Drive
  • Serving
  • Sidespin Serve Forehand Sidespin
  • Sidespin Topspin Drive/Sidespin Backspin Chop
  • Identifying Spin
  • Returning Sidespin Serve
  • Backhand Topspin Drive (Backhand Loop)
  • Forehand Topspin Drive Against Backspin (Forehand Loop)
  • Sidespin (Forehand & Backhand)
  • Sidespin Drill (Push And Push)
  • Conclusion
  • So, What Exactly Does It Cost?

    $37