[Video] How to do the “wiggly” shot and seriously confuse your opponent – with Craig Bryant

[Video] How to do the “wiggly” shot and seriously confuse your opponent – with Craig Bryant

In this video top coach and former international player, Craig Bryant, demonstrates how to do the “wiggly” shot.

The “wiggly” is where you spin the ball under the table with lots of sidespin to confuse your opponent.

It’s a really fun shot to play and can help you win a cheap point and make your opponent look a bit silly.

In the video Craig demonstrates how to do the wiggly shot, explains when you should do the shot and how you can practice it. I also take on Craig in a few points. Can I return Craig’s wiggly? Watch to find out…

What’s in the video

0:00 – Tom introduces the video

0:54 – Craig explains what the “wiggly” shot is

1:30 – Craig explains how to do the wiggly shot

2:23 – Craig demonstrates the wiggly shot

2:48 – Under the table footage in slow motion

3:06 – Craig suggests how you can practise the wiggly shot

3:48 – Tom takes on Craig’s wiggly shot

4:57 – Tom gives his thoughts on facing Craig’s wiggly shot

6:01 – Information about Craig’s coaching services

Equipment used in the video

Craig Bryant

Forehand rubber: Joola Rhyzm P
Backhand rubber: Joola Rhyzm P
Blade: Joola Fever

Tom Lodziak

Forehand rubber: Tibhar Evolution MXP
Backhand rubber: Yasaka Rakza 9
Blade: Butterfly Timo Boll Spirit (now discontinued)

Useful links

> Craig’ Bryant’s website and coaching services

> Bribar table tennis

> Joola Rhyzer rubbers

> Tom Lodziak’s YouTube Channel

> More online table tennis lessons

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About Tom Lodziak

I’m a table tennis coach based in Cambridge in the UK. As well as coaching I also write table tennis articles and make table tennis videos. Read more about me.

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