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  1. Thanks! During recent sessions, my coach has...

    Thanks! During recent sessions, my coach has asked me to start gradually add a bit more power via the elbow but still must let the wrist acceleration guide it. I'm comfortable enough with it to start...
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  2. I like backhand flicks, it's now an important...

    I like backhand flicks, it's now an important part of my game plan. During training we practice a lot of drills just like what Tony posted (BH flick then normal BH) with the little step

    Sometimes...
  3. Thanks! I treat every point as a chance to learn...

    Thanks! I treat every point as a chance to learn something new. An opportunity to play against so many different styles like this don't come up very often so I tried to make the best out of it (while...
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  4. For drills, we are working on the 2-2 more and...

    For drills, we are working on the 2-2 more and more these days. My coach said that it would be useful for my footwork and help with control.

    we often practice the point-related bh/fh vs push and...
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  5. https://www.youtube.com/embed/AGE8F2SRMz4?autohide...

    https://www.youtube.com/embed/AGE8F2SRMz4?autohide=1&controls=1&showinfo=0
    I'm back home now and compiled some nice rallies I managed to capture into a video :) Till next time!
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  6. Continuing from this thread here...

    Continuing from this thread here. So upon some self reflection from Tony's feedback and my coach's instructions, I went away and played a lot of games with people with better backhand than mine to...
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  7. Yes, it's me - sorry I forgot to mention that

    Yes, it's me - sorry I forgot to mention that
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  8. Hitting in London

    https://www.youtube.com/embed/bYKiD1Do3EA?autohide=1&controls=1&showinfo=0
    I've recently rediscovered table tennis after retiring from football due to a disastrous ACL injury, and realised what a...
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  9. Re: the underspin shot, I know exactly what you...

    Re: the underspin shot, I know exactly what you mean since my coach mentioned this to me several times. I am still very forehand oriented so I automatically prepares my right foot a bit deeper for a...
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  10. Hi Tony, So for this drill, I was not trying...

    Hi Tony,

    So for this drill, I was not trying to win the point, just focused on landing as many backhands on to the table as possible: https://youtu.be/AJnVdTwlWPo

    The timing on the first one...
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  11. Excellent spot. You are right, my coach also...

    Excellent spot. You are right, my coach also keeps telling me to use less elbow for this stroke close to the table

    I can brush more during multiball (as you correctly pointed out, the brushing...
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  12. Haha thanks, this is just a practice session...

    Haha thanks, this is just a practice session though :D match play is way more unpredictable so if I see a chance to end a point with my forehand then I almost always do - sometimes it ends up...
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  13. ^ I fully agree with this My coach gave me a...

    ^ I fully agree with this

    My coach gave me a very good insight: the closer to the table, the more compact the stroke is. Striking the ball with a backhand topspin right off the bounce means that...
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  14. Thanks! I'll try and see if we can fit a Saturday...

    Thanks! I'll try and see if we can fit a Saturday session in :D
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  15. I'm going to move along the Elizabeth Line...

    I'm going to move along the Elizabeth Line actually, going East to West crashing at one friend's place after another :D I'm willing to travel as far as the Tube reaches
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  16. Hi guys, I knew about this thread a while back,...

    Hi guys, I knew about this thread a while back, and bookmarked it since I'd soon find myself in the same position as BrS - I'm hesitant to create a new thread so I'll just post here. I'll be in...
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  17. If you want to compare the spin on D80/D64 vs T05...

    If you want to compare the spin on D80/D64 vs T05 then D80 is closer. Dignics sponge is definitely harder than Tenergy
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  18. Juventus fan here :D

    Juventus fan here :D
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