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Keeping Your Eye on the Ball in Table Tennis/Ping-Pong

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Watching the Ball - Other Points to Look at 1
Photo of Zhong Ze Liu Hitting a Forehand

Zhong Ze Liu Hitting a Forehand

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Don't focus exclusively on the ball

You must watch the ball closely, but don't ignore everything else. You need to be aware of what your opponent is doing, or else you are likely to hit a great shot right to where he is waiting for it.

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