What is a chop serve in table tennis?

The chop is the mainstay of advanced defensive players. Essentially an extreme backspin shot, the ball tends to travel in a very flat trajectory and bounce low. Chops are always taken when the ball is dropping, often below the table-up to 15 feet away! Anything higher and the stroke becomes a push.

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Beside above, how can you identify a short and long serve in ping pong?

People also ask, can you put spin on a serve in ping pong? Service motions are very different from player to player, but the goal is always to impart a controlled amount of spin and to place the ball accurately. The spin can be topspin or underspin, each with varying degrees of sidespin, it is also possible to hit a serve with no spin.

Keeping this in view, what is a good return in table tennis?

A player strikes the ball if he or she touches it in play with his or her racket, held in the hand, or with his or her racket hand below the wrist. You can read more about the racket (also known as a paddle or bat) here. This means that all of the following are legal and will constitute a good return.

What is service return in table tennis?

In order to return a short service, you first need to move forward. So by positioning your right leg under the table you can get as close as possible to the ball, play your shot, and then move back out again.

How do I return a short serve?

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