Table tennis for beginners
What you'll learn
- How to hold a table tennis bat, how to stand and how to move
- Basic strokes, including forehand drive, backhand drive, backhand push and forehand push
- 21 different training drills to help you improve your skills
- How to serve, including backspin serve, sidespin serve and topspin serve
- No previous table tennis knowledge or experience needed.
In this popular course, I’ll show you how to play table tennis. You will learn how to hold the bat, how to stand and how to move.
You will learn the correct technique for the basic table tennis strokes - a forehand drive, a backhand drive, a forehand push and a backhand push. Plus, I'll show you 21 training drills to help you improve your skills.
You will also learn how to serve. I'll show you how to do a backspin serve, a sidespin serve and a topspin serve.
Each video lesson includes links to external resources, where you can read more about each topic.
To become a great table tennis player, you need to master the basic skills first. This course will help you do that.
Over 2,000 students have already signed up, with a review average of 4.6 out of 5. This is a really good course for learning table tennis. Go for it!
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to learn table tennis
- Ideal for beginners and improvers
- Also useful for more experienced players who want to refresh their knowledge
- Parents who want to coach their children
- School teachers who deliver table tennis classes
- Other coaches who want ideas on how to teach basic table tennis skills
I'm a table tennis coach, player and blogger, based in Cambridge in the UK.
Table tennis is my passion.
I am head coach at Cambridge-Parkside Table Tennis Club and coach players of all standards.
Before this, I played for many years in the Central London Table Tennis League for Finsbury Table Tennis Club, before setting up and representing the ever popular Highbury Table Tennis club.
I write a weekly table tennis blog and have a big following of table tennis fans around the world.