In this video I explain how to do a behind the back shot.
This is a really tricky shot to do. It requires a big rotation, a high elbow position and very good spatial awareness. It’s the sort of shot which can really surprise your opponent and get loud applause from everyone watching.
To demonstrate the shot, I asked Liam Pitchford (England number 1) to use it against me. And he did so many times!
In the video Liam is using the following equipment:
You might also be interested in Liam Pitchford’s Masterclass coaching series he recorded with Table Tennis Daily Academy.