Effective return of serve

Having a strong return of serve is more important than ever in the modern game and Liam is particularly strong in this area. Here he discusses and demonstrates what makes an effective return of serve and how to optimise your decision making for …

Tactical insights & match Strategies

In this video Liam gives you some fantastic insight into match play tactics. He tells us what areas he feels are important to focus on and how to develop your own game plan. Being able to understand and follow tactics in matches can …

How to improve quickly

The question that every table tennis player wants the answer to is how do I improve quickly? Of course there are no real shortcuts to improving at the sport but Liam in this video talks to Dan and Tom about the areas of …

Staying calm under pressure

The mental aspect of table tennis is equally if not more important than the technical side when trying to improve your game. In this video Liam gives us his coaching tips and advice on how to stay calm under pressure and deal with …

Liam’s Forehand Topspin Secrets

A good forehand topspin is a necessary weapon for every successful table tennis player. Liam has a unique way of creating spin and disguising his forehand which can be incredibly effective. He talks us through and demonstrates the fundamentals of a solid forehand …

Liam Coaches Tom

In this video, Liam observes Tom’s backhand and gives him feedback on how to improve it. Tom is known for having a very solid backhand, however Liam discusses a few vital tips to help improve the quality of the shot in terms of …

Introduction to the Liam Pitchford Masterclass

Welcome to the Liam Pitchford masterclass, here you’ll have access to all the secrets, tips, advice and coaching on how to develop a world class backhand from the man himself. During the course Academy coaches Dan and Tom work alongside Liam, to bring …

Liam Coaches Dan

Over the years Dan has been known for his forehand being his dominant side and having a weaker backhand. In this video Liam coaches Dan and gives him some key tips and advice which has helped Dan progress his backhand in recent months …

The Backhand Topspin

This video looks at Liam’s trademark shot, his backhand topspin, together with Dan and Tom he breaks down this shot and explains the technique to his backhand. In modern table tennis having a strong backhand topspin has become more and more important with …

The backhand topspin against backspin

The Backhand topspin against backspin or Backhand open up is a shot used so effectively by Liam to get on the front foot early in the rallies and take away the opponents’ time. Being able to open the play effectively against a push …

The Backhand Flick

In this video Liam will teach you the modern backhand flick and how to execute it effectively. Over recent years this shot has become an essential element to any attacking table tennis player. This shot is a great way to initiate the first …

The Backhand Flick and Follow Up

Liam is well known for dictating points right from the off with this flick and follow up combination. In this video he will teach you how to follow up effectively after your flick and keep the opponent on the back foot. Liam also …