[Video] Epic sidespin serve tutorial

[Video] Epic sidespin serve tutorial

In this video, I give a detailed explanation about how to do a long fast sidespin serve. This is my favourite serve – and the one which wins me the most amount of points in local league table tennis. It’s a great serve for forcing mistakes, and setting up third ball attacks. In the video explain the technique and also talk about tactics – where to place the serve and how to use the serve effectively in matches. Keep reading

(Video) Sidespin serve – tips and tactics

(Video) Sidespin serve – tips and tactics

One of the most popular serves in table tennis is the forehand sidespin serve, also known as the pendulum serve. I have been using this serve for 10+ years and it’s a great service weapon to have. At a lower level, players really struggle to return the serve. You can win lots of cheap points. At a higher level, you can put your opponents under a lot of pressure by using all of the different spin and placement variations. In this coaching video, I explain how to do the serve, how to get lots of spin, how to vary spin and how to use the serve to set up a 3rd ball attack. Keep reading