The Backhand Drive

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In this video we take a look at one of the 4 fundamental basic shots in table Tennis, the backhand drive. This shot has become more relevant in recent years for the modern game and is an important shot to master in order to have a balanced all-round game. Many players are forehand dominant so developing a solid backhand drive will give you the building blocks to learning more advanced strokes such as the backhand topspin and backhand counter.

We will cover:
The ready position and stance
Shot demonstrations
Mechanics of the shot
Common mistakes