As a Table Tennis player, Jing Junhong was highly successful. She was China’s number three in 1988, and subsequently competed at three Olympic Games for Singapore, in 1996, 2000 & 2004.
As a coach, Jing used to be the head coach of Singapore’s women’s team from 2013 to 105, and is currently in charge of several youth development program’s at the Singapore Table Tennis Association.
She also won the Singapore Table Tennis Association’s Coach of the Year award in 2013 and 2014.
During this lecture she talks about the basic tactics of Table Tennis.
In Part 1:
- The importance of learning the basic tactics of Table Tennis & when to focus on the technical or tactical parts of your game. (0:00–4:37)
- The 3 parts of the basic tactics of Table Tennis – service, receive & rally tactical routines. (4:37–12:00)
- The application of basic tactics in table tennis. (12:00–16:57)
In Part 2:
- The difference & difficulties between chopper player’s tactics at the junior, cadet and senior level, how to play against chopper players & why chopper players can’t compete at the elite level (0:00–3:44)
- Why tactical awareness must be learned from a young age, & how to train and develop the tactical and technical aspects of your player simultaneously (3:44–8:19)
- How to improve a new technique if the player can’t successfully use it in competition (8:19–10:40)
- How many hours a day should a young player train, how much of it focused on technical, tactical or physical & the most effective way to use multiball training (10:40–13:10)
- When to focus on technique or tactics, why China is dominating table tennis, how Singapore beat China in 2010, why Japanese table tennis players have problems beating Chinese table tennis players & the 5 parts of table tennis (13:10–19:53)