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Here's my latest table tennis videos and articles. Tips this issue on the forehand flick, how to beat long pimples and the best playing style to win at table tennis. 


New videos and articles
How to do a forehand flick – with Paul Drinkhall

In this video, pro player Paul Drinkhall demonstrates the forehand flick. Paul uses the forehand flick to attack short backspin serves or pushes. He combines speed with very good placement to put his opponents under pressure. In the video, Paul describes how to do the forehand flick, the importance of placement and how much power you should use.

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What is the best playing style to win at table tennis?

Some players attack. Some players defend. Others like to mix up defence and attack. Some use lots of spin. Others prefer flat hits. Some players like to stay close to the table. Others will go three metres back. Most players use inverted rubbers, but others use pimples or anti-spin. So many options. So many playing styles. But which is best? Which playing style will give you the most success? Let’s explore these questions…

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How to beat long pimples

In this video, I took an in-depth look at how to play against and beat players who use long pimples. Many players at beginner and intermediate level find long pimples difficult to play against. This is because the long pimples changes the spin on the ball in a way that players are not used to. But long pimples are predictable. Once you work out how the spin is changing, it becomes much easier to beat long pimples players.

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For more tips and recommendations, please read my article 'Best table tennis bats for intermediate players'.

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