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Basement Ping-Pong Forehand Block

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Return to Ready Position
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Return to Ready Position

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The player returns to his ready position before the next stroke.

Points to look for:

  • The player simply had to drop the racket a few inches to have his bat back into the ready position. Note that the bat is pointing forward in a neutral position.
  • The player has retained a slight tilt of the racket since he is playing against a robot, and knows that another ball is coming to his forehand. It would be preferable to have the racket edge pointing straight up, so that the racket would be in a true neutral position, ready for a forehand or backhand.

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