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Table Tennis eBook

Table Tennis eBook

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    Step up to table tennis success! Table Tennis: Steps to Success combines the knowledge and experience of master instructor Richard McAfee with essential table tennis techniques and strategies for today’s player.

    With a unique 11-step approach designed to maximize table tennis instruction, you’ll learn the proper grip for your style of play, execution of the basic strokes, and the correct way to apply spin to the ball. Then, build on these core techniques with masterful footwork, serves, returns, and stroke combinations.

    Best of all, learn how and when to apply those skills in match play. With competitive strategies—adapted for both you and your opponent’s playing style—you’ll raise your game to a new level. And with clear instruction, comprehensive coverage, detailed photo sequences, and drills to ensure mastery of every technique, you’ll be playing—and winning—in no time.

    As part of the Steps to Success Sports Series—with more than 1.5 million copies sold—rest assured that Table Tennis: Steps to Success is the #1 resource for learning, and loving, the game.


    Step 1. Preparing to Play
    Step 2. Hitting Drive Strokes
    Step 3. Understanding Spin and Footwork
    Step 4. Executing Spin Strokes
    Step 5. Serving
    Step 6. Returning Serve
    Step 7. Using the Five-Ball Training System
    Step 8. Understanding Styles of Play and Tactics
    Step 9. Playing Intermediate Strokes
    Step 10. Performing Intermediate Serves
    Step 11. Competing Successfully in Tournaments