Table tennis for beginners

Learn the basic skills you need to play table tennis like the pros! 100% video instruction + 21 training drills.
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

In this course, I’ll show you the basic skills and technique you need 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 core table tennis strokes - a forehand drive, a backhand drive, a forehand push and a backhand push.

You will also get access to 21 training drills to help you improve your skills.

To become a great table tennis player, you need to master the core skills. This course will help you do that.

What are the requirements?

  • No previous table tennis knowledge or experience needed.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Detailed instructions on how to hold a table tennis bat, how to stand and how to move
  • Video demonstrations on how to play a forehand drive, backhand drive, backhand push and forehand push
  • 21 different training drills to help you improve your skills

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is ideal for beginners and more experienced players who want to refresh their knowledge. It’s also ideal for parents who want to coach their children, for teachers who deliver table tennis classes in school and for other coaches who want ideas on how to teach the core table tennis skills.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Table tennis for beginners
Forehand drive
Backhand drive
Backhand push
Forehand push
Additional training drills
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Instructor Biography

Tom Lodziak, Table tennis coach

I am an table tennis coach, based in Cambridge in the UK. My coaching approach focuses on technique, consistency, movement, speed and power – the fundamentals for any table tennis player.

I started playing table tennis as a 6 year old, whilst on holiday in France. The seemingly simple challenge of hitting a small ball, with a small bat, over a small net soon turned into a lasting passion. The sport is not as simple as it looks! To develop the movement, coordination and technique to return balls travelling up to 100 miles per hour can take a lifetime to master.

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. In 2013, I moved to Cambridge and now coach and play in the city and surrounding areas.

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