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Matchplay Advice for Table Tennis


Looking for some advice on how to play better in your table tennis matches? Then read on, because you've come to the right place!

Advice for Your First Table Tennis Tournament

Be better prepared for your first tournament. With details on what to do in the days leading up to the competition, pre-match tips, and actual match advice, this article will help you get comfortable with competing.

What to Bring to Competitions

A comprehensive list of what equipment you should be bringing to competitions, to be well prepared for any situation.

How to Avoid Choking

Some handy advice on how to conquer your nerves and deal with the pressure of playing serious competition.

Exploiting the Wide Forehand Table Tennis/Ping-Pong Tactic

Learn how to use the simple strategy of placing the ball to your opponent's wide forehand to set up more attacking chances.

Backhand Serving Across the Playing Elbow Tactic

Use this simple table tennis tip to generate more attacking chances with your forehand.

Scouting Opponents

Learn about what to look for in your opponents, before you actually get out on the table!

Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses

Discover the real strengths and weaknesses in your table tennis game before your opponents do.

Apply Your Strengths

Now that you know what you are good and bad at doing on the table, learn how to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses, while taking advantage of your opponent's flaws.

Beating the Blocker Blues

Having trouble with players who just block the ball back every time? Then get some handy help here!

When to Call Time-out in Table Tennis

Learn how to make the best use of your time-out in ping-pong.

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