Almost everybody in table tennis has been caught out by a fast surprise serve at some point. Some people also find these difficult to deal with on a regular basis, so we wanted to create this video on how to best deal with these long fast surprise serves. We’ll show examples of what to avoid when returning these types of serves and give our main coaching points to making less mistakes and being more confident at playing a quality return when receiving a fast surprise serve. We also show you what clues to look for in order to spot a fast serve coming quicker and give yourself more time to deal with it.
In this video we include:
– Shot selection and timing
– How to avoid getting caught out
– Training drills
– What clues to look for