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They are among the very best
training/coaching dvds available.
Yes, they are set up in a progressive fashion. For example, you are
shown the differences in fh loops, slow, drive, and kill. Then you are
instructed as to how to go about learning to do these correctly, step by
step. It is explained that you should become proficient at each step
before progressing to the next, so that your foundation will be sound.
Later, the hook and fade loops are explained.
The instructor has a very long back swing, and it is explained that this
is according to his particular style, you do not need to make your back
swing the same as his.
The fh loop mastery dvd is the very best I have ever seen on looping, a
standout! The smash dvd is very good also. Sprite
I got a copy of the Forehand Loop dvd
from a friend last week and I have watched it a couple of times, It has
the best demonstration of the variations of Forehand loop that I have
seen on dvd yet. A good Chinese coach of high standard and perfect
technique will demonstrate all the variations of the Forehand loop and
then through a progressive set of 30 drills he shows you what to
practice and how to practice it increasing the difficulty, Some of the
later drills are obviously not for beginners and they should really buy
a Basics dvd first and practice that for a while before investing in
this dvd. I believe that Tabletennismaster are doing a deal for both
dvds together at the moment. Tommy Lee
I have both DVDs the Mastering Loop and
Mastering Smash Technique. I agree with what other people are saying
about these two DVDs. They are the best training DVDs that I've seen.
What I like about them is that they disect only one aspect of the game
and they go in depth on how to achieve a good looping technique. They
don't talk about serve, serve return or anything else. The only purpose
of the DVD is to show you how to loop with good technique and nothing
else. Another great plus is that it is narrated in English so you are
watching the motions and listening to the explanation of techniques.
This DVD is good as a resource tool because you can come back to it time
after time as you progress through all the drills and exercises. If you
have no access to coaching, these 2 DVDs will be the best next thing you
can do to improve your game. Alindo
Wanted to add some positive comments
about the DVD itself:
For the price, yes its absolutely worth it. The instructions are
completely unambiguous, nothing missing, all questions answered: the
commentary in the DVD is very nice. Another nice thing, here you have an
instructional DVD talking about loop variations and tactics in a point,
and for once, when they include actual match points the variations
included for that particular point are _relevant_ to that section of the
video - as in, if they are talking about slow looping to set up a loop
drive in the 5th ball, then the clip shows samsonov or whomever doing
So I am quite impressed. As someone who doesn't work with a coach
regularly I am happy if I can get clear instructions that I can trust.
This especially when there is so much conflicting info about the loop,
there are of course different styles (euro vs. chinese) and different
I guess that is what I want to emphasize, I trust this. And I have heard
a LOT of conflicting and yes, some just straight up bad advice when it
comes to table tennis, we all have.
So the DVD is nice, it delivers what it promises in my opinion, case
Well I've had the Forehand Loop DVD for a
while and just thought I'd add some comments.
- EXCELLENT quality and camera angles. First rate.
- Very clear narration explaining each step
- Covers 5 types of loops: Slow Loop, Fast Loop, Loop Drive, Fade Loop,
- Filmed in Vancouver (my hometown, WOOT!)
- Step-by-step drills and exercises to progressively master the
From all I have seen, books, dvds, forums, and tutorials; this DVD is
the BEST way to learn how to do loop shots.
I confirm this dvd is a good value. Very satisfied with the product. I
also forgot to mention for those interested; You don't just watch some
expert doing loops. After ample demonstrations, they teach you a series
of drills. The drills are easy to learn and it progressively teaches
you. Once you master one drill you move on to the next. Very good.
I have both DVD's and i train at the
place they made the DVD GVTTA. Im also very good friends with the little
kid who feeds the ball, TEDDY!
This is a very good DVD, i am a beginner and it has helped my loop a
The forehand smash DVD is also very good, but i have not watched all of
This is a DVD for beginners and for very advanced players, it has a
great range and great explanations. Death Angel
For all players, the looping and smashing DVDs
by tabletennismaster are detailed and excellent. I wish they would make
more on other topics. mynamenotbob