The forehand topspin against backspin, also known as the forehand open up is one of the most dominant attacking shots in table tennis. It is used against a long backspin push or chop to generate a lot of topspin and put your opponent under pressure. The body position used in this shot allows for a lot of spin and power to be created meaning many players favor using this shot and look for opportunities to use it early in the point. This video will teach you what you need in order to have an effective and dynamic forehand open up.
-The use of the body and legs
-Slow motion breakdown with virtual coach
-Contact and timing
-Exercises to improve this shot