In this video, pro player Paul Drinkhall demonstrates the forehand flick.
Paul uses the forehand flick to attack short backspin serves or pushes. He combines speed with very good placement to put his opponents under pressure.
In the video, Paul describes how to do the forehand flick, the importance of placement and how much power you should use.
I also discuss the importance of recovery and the benefit of the using the forehand flick in addition to the backhand flick.
This video is brought to you in partnership with Bribar Table Tennis.
What’s in the video
0:00 – Tom introduces the video
0:40 – Forehand flick demonstration and technique explanation by Paul
1:53 – Paul talks about the importance of ball placement
2:35 – Paul talks about how much power to use when doing a forehand flick
3:08 – Tom gives his feedback about the quality of Paul’s forehand flick
3:53 – Tom talks about importance of recovery after doing a forehand flick
4:30 – Tom discusses benefit of doing forehand flick compared to a backhand flick