The Forehand Drive

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In this video we take a look at one of the 4 basics shots in Table Tennis, the forehand drive, it is an attacking shot played with a small amount of topspin. This shot is usually one of the first to be learnt as  the forehand side is usually more dominant and it is vital for developing further in the future. The forehand drive is the building block for more advanced shots such as the forehand topspin and forehand open up. So be sure to get the basics of this shot right by following our coaching tips.


We cover:
– Body and feet position/stance
– Coaching points
– Slow motion breakdown with virtual coach
– Common mistakes we see
– Training drills to improve the shot.