Presents essential table tennis techniques and strategies. This title features an 11-step approach that is designed to maximise table tennis instruction that helps readers learn the proper grip for their style of play, execution of the basic strokes and the correct way to apply spin to the ball.
"Table Tennis: Steps to Success" combines the knowledge and experience of master instructor Richard McAfee with essential table tennis techniques and strategies for today's player. With a unique 11-step approach designed to maximise table tennis instruction, readers will learn the proper grip for their style of play, execution of the basic strokes and the correct way to apply spin to the ball. Then, build on these core techniques with masterful footwork, serves, returns and stroke combinations. Best of all, readers will learn how and when to apply those skills in match play with clear instruction, comprehensive coverage, detailed photo sequences and drills to ensure mastery of every technique, they'll be playing and winning in no time. As part of the "Steps to Success Sports Series" with more than 1.5 million copies sold, rest assured that "Table Tennis: Steps to Success" is the number 1 resource for learning and loving, the game.
Step 1. Before You Train; Step 2. The Basic Drive Strokes; Step 3. Spin and Footwork; Step 4. The Basic Spin Strokes; Step 5. The Basic Serve Game; Step 6. The Basic Serve Return Game; Step 7. Playing Points: The Five-Ball Training System; Step 8. Styles of Play and Basic Tactics; Step 9. Intermediate Stroke Techniques; Step 10. Intermediate Serves and Serve Returns; Step 11. Successful Tournament Play.