Hi, welcome back to PingSunday. I’m EmRatThich, how are you today? Forehand fast serve is very important nowadays. Many coaches forget that a good and fast serve is very effective. Forehand fast serve Forehand fast serve is an indispensable tool to survive in this modern table tennis.
Unlike several training courses that didn’t focus enough on the quality of a long and fast serve. Look at the new trends in table tennis: Tomokazu Harimoto and Miu Hirano’s playing style. They incorporate the fast serve efficiently in the new trending “Counter Attack Playing Style”. Nowadays, many top players use “forehand fast serve”.
Back in history, the master of this type of serve is Jan-Ove Waldner (the Mozart of Table Tennis). And today, table tennis comes back to the “Speed and Power Era”. Fast serve gives so many advantages: Advantages of the fast forehand serve Big surprise to the opponent
Put opponent under pressure: To return it correctly, or to be attacked in the next ball Reduce the quality of the service return of the opponent. Less time means more concentration is needed to answer it correctly. And the most important reason is: Open immediately the “rallies and counter-rallies” (which is
The mainstream of modern table tennis). You have a higher chance to attack first, and get the advantage in the next rally. How to do that? To make a fast forehand serve, follow these key steps. First, adopt a proper stance with your feet shoulder-width apart and your body balanced.
Position the ball slightly to the right of your body if you are right-handed (left if you are left-handed). Next, utilize a short backswing and generate power from your legs, hips, and core. As you swing forward, snap your wrist and accelerate the racket head to increase the speed.
Finally, focus on a low trajectory and precise placement. Keep the ball low over the net and aim for the corners or the middle of the table to make it harder for your opponent to return. To make your serve faster, always hit the ball low to the table.
Hit the ball at the position as low as possible, lower than the net height.