Tomahawk serve table tennis is a stroke with an upward motion so that it bounces off the table and then hits the opponent’s side of the table, making it difficult for the opponent to return the ball.
What is Tomahawk serve table tennis?
Tomahawk serve is a table tennis stroke in which the ball is hit with an upward motion so that it bounces off the table and then hits the opponent’s side of the table. The aim is to make it difficult for the opponent to return the ball.
This stroke can be used both as an offensive and defensive move. When used offensively, the Tomahawk serve is often used to surprise the opponent and catch them off guard. When used defensively, the Tomahawk can be used to defend against a strong offensive stroke from the opponent.
- Can be used as an offensive or defensive move
- Can surprise the opponent
- Takes some practice to master
- Difficult to execute perfectly every time.
How does a tomahawk serve in table tennis?
Refer to the video below for detailed instructions on how to tomahawk serve the ball.
How to return a tomahawk serve in table tennis
The best way to return a Tomahawk serve is to wait for the ball to bounce off the table and then hit it back with a strong stroke. Alternatively, you can also try to return the ball before it bounces off the table, but this is more difficult to do.
The Tomahawk serve is not always easy to execute and takes some practice to master. However, once you have mastered this stroke, it can be a very effective tool in your table tennis arsenal.