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Exploiting the Wide Forehand Table Tennis/Ping-Pong Tactic

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In table tennis, many new players (and some experienced players as well!) get carried away with trying to hit the ball with more and more power. And while hitting a super-fast forehand loop through your opponent's guard can be a thrill, when playing higher level opponents blindly hitting the ball hard without giving much thought to placement can actually lead to less winners (and a lost match!).

In this article I'll be examining the downside of hitting without a plan, and then I'll discuss how intelligent use of ball placement can create more opportunities for hitting winners and winning games.

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Diagram of Poor Ball Placement - End to End PlayBad Ball Placement in Table TennisDiagram of Good Ball Placement to the Wide ForehandWide Forehand - Good Ball Placement 1Diagram of the Wide Forehand - Good Ball Placement 2Wide Forehand - Good Ball Placement 2
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