Many championship matches are won and lost on “lucky balls” – nets and edges. At the elite level, returning nets and edges is a skill that takes years to master. Today, I’m going to give several tips on how to safely land these balls.
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There is a myth continually floating around table tennis circles that says, “Anyone who begins using long pips or anti can go up 200 points overnight.” I have heard this saying at many table tennis clubs over the last 15-20 years. This statement might be true under two conditions:
1. It might be true if you are playing against a player who thinks that you have normal sticky inverted rubber and doesn’t realize that you have unconventional rubber.