In this video, Rade Markovic (Head Coach – ASV Grünwettersbach) explains the importance of being loose and relaxed when you play table tennis.
If you have too much tension when you play, your shots will be stiff and you will lose spin, speed and control. But if you can keep your body more relaxed, you will be able to transfer body weight better and play with more speed and spin without using lots of energy.
So it’s a win-win! Keep loose and play better (for longer!).
In the video Rade demonstrates how to play relaxed shots and also discusses the importance of breathing between shots.