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Table Tennis Short Pips Penholder (New Successor of Liu Guoliang)

October 11, 2019

The new ball is bigger and slower. Now, it’s much more difficult to win just
with spin. Athletes need to increase the power to win
the point or orientate more to Speed. Will the new ball open an opportunity to a
short pimple on the Forehand? Let’s feel the game between Fan Zhendong and
Yan Sheng. Maybe, Yan Sheng can be considered as the
successor of Liu Guoliang (Penholder with Short pimple Forehand Attack playing style).


  • Reply Pragzz June 14, 2017 at 9:23 pm


  • Reply ano nymous June 14, 2017 at 9:36 pm

    How old is Yan Sheng?

  • Reply Derek Vinten June 14, 2017 at 10:08 pm

    take a look at Sun Chen also

  • Reply AcheLone June 14, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    see fan forced yan to moved away from the table…..a death sentence to short pip player

  • Reply bronzong91 June 14, 2017 at 11:49 pm

    which side are the pips on? don't understand how he can lift backspin so easily…

  • Reply marcelo rodrigues June 15, 2017 at 12:23 am

    greetings from portugal, love your videos. very good player!! nice backhand , love is style! is blade looks like clipper cr, can some one tell me what rubbers he uses. is there some chinese shakehand player apart from zhan jian that uses short pips on the forehand? teng yi from the 80s and begining of 90s was a very good player!

  • Reply chopsticks and knives June 15, 2017 at 2:20 am

    sp mp lp dont matter. fzd will still eat their ass

  • Reply Ethan Gaming Production June 15, 2017 at 2:48 am

    his playing style differs from Liu as he uses much more rpb than liu

  • Reply maurice_0615 June 15, 2017 at 5:54 am

    He needs work on his forehand

  • Reply tubeistdan June 15, 2017 at 4:17 pm

    Love the short-pips game. I'm glad some of the Chinese are letting young people still develop their talents whichever way they go.

  • Reply Yudistira Liem June 15, 2017 at 7:26 pm

    ITTF should raise the ban of spinpips already, it was politically motivated and disgusting. If they really care about unpredictability of LP's spin reversal just make a regulation to limit the length of the pips, but they just want the old age of Waldner and Persson while the whole TT world has move on. Plastic ball has shown to have less spin (expected) and actually bounce HIGHER so defensive players are nerved even more. They clearly pushed it only so slower attacking swing has a chance, but in the end pro player just get more athletic and make the game to be more one dimensional AND more expensive: everyone now faster sponge to compensate since the bounce is higher you kind of not need to compensate for spin compared to speed.

  • Reply mega2codnoob June 15, 2017 at 8:00 pm

    What are the advantages to short pips?

  • Reply Rogério Alves Caldas June 15, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    does anyone know what pips is he using ?

  • Reply Matthew chan June 20, 2017 at 6:31 am

    That picture u used for the thumbnail is my racket lol

  • Reply Stanley Choi June 20, 2017 at 8:52 am

    Can you make a new video regarding short pimps with shakehands please?
    That would be so awesome and thanks for the videos, keep up the good work Mr Coach!

  • Reply PiZa June 20, 2017 at 10:04 am

    curious what short pips Yang Sheng is using

  • Reply boithuong nguyen June 24, 2017 at 9:11 am

    plz tell me what yan sheng equipments ? Thank u so much

  • Reply S I September 3, 2017 at 6:34 pm

    Прошу перевод возможности русский

  • Reply Imran Medan January 17, 2018 at 8:00 am

    Whats rubber used mr Liu Guoliang ? tell me please

  • Reply Eiji Muroya January 21, 2018 at 3:52 am

    Liu Guoliang can't have a succesor… He used to be or maybe is still a beast penholder.

  • Reply peta abay December 10, 2018 at 1:02 pm

    why not kill the light under the table , it obstructs watching.

  • Reply tpresler January 7, 2019 at 11:58 pm

    Can anyone recommend a good short pip rubber with good deception?

  • Reply Reini Urban May 11, 2019 at 6:12 am

    Too bad Yan Sheng was not in Budapest to train with Ma Long before the final game with Falck. So Lin Guoliang by himself had to step in to train with Ma Long. But it was succesful 🙂

  • Reply qiu yang August 7, 2019 at 2:11 pm


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