The Backhand Flick

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In this video we will teach you the modern backhand flick and how to execute it effectively. Over recent years this shot has become more and more important and is now a vital element to any attacking table tennis player. This shot was developed by top Czech player Petr Korbel and is now used by many of the worlds top players including the China national team. We will look at why this shot is so effective and in what situations you can use it, including slow motion demonstrations and match situations. We break down the shot to make it simple and give you the key’s to creating a great backhand flick.


We cover:

-Technical aspects
-Demonstrations with slow motion
-Use of the wrist
-Adapting to different spin
-Training drills
-Use in match situations