9 Thought Processes (No.1-4) For A Table Tennis Serve

Jim Clegg is a Level 4 Coach with the English Table Tennis Association and Head Coach of the Preston Table Tennis Association. In this series he explains and demonstrates 9 points which all table tennis players should think about before they serve the ball.

Part 1: forehand or backhand serve; type of spin; where I should serve the ball from; where I should serve the ball to.

Part 2: length of serve, speed of serve and where the ball should land on the servers side of the table

Part 3: how do you want your opponent to receive your serve?

Part 4: How to make your opponent return your serve to where you want them to.