Just so, how do you do an advanced serve in table tennis?
Regarding this, how do professionals serve in ping pong?
What are the 5 rules of table tennis?
The 5 Basic Rules Of Playing Table Tennis
- 1.No Hands On The Table. Believe it or not, leaning your hands on the table is not allowed in the sport. …
- When Serving, The Ball Must Be Thrown 15mm. …
- If The Ball Hits The Net On Service, You Should Serve Again. …
- The Ball Must Be Held In A Flat Palm Above The Table. …
- Rubber Colors.
Hidden serve is the most common illegal serve in table tennis. The player uses his free arm or his body to hide the contact point. It’s difficult to see if this was a topspin serve, a no-spin float serve, or a backspin serve. Hidden serve was allowed before but ITTF changed the rule.
Why Do Olympic Table Tennis Players Toss the Ball So High When They Serve? … Tossing the ball higher can help a player put more spin on her serve. Gheorghe notes that a well-tossed ball builds velocity on its descent, which can help a player impart more topspin, backspin, or sidespin.
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.
Your opponent must hit the ball back over the net so that it bounces only on the server’s side of the table and the ball must bounce at least once on the server’s side of the table. If you allow the ball to bounce more than once on your side of the table at any time, you lose the point.
In short the ball is falling behind their head and they are making contact around nipple height. As for why they do this, it’s out of consequence for trying to serve as close to the body as possible in a semi-lunge position. They serve close to the body to keep the paddle hidden until contact.