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Butterfly AMICUS Training Tips Video Series - Good Distance

Butterfly AMICUS Training Tips Video Series – Good Distance

Butterfly AMICUS Training Tips Video Series – Good Distance
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Butterfly AMICUS Training Tips Video Series

How to Maintain Good Distance to the Table with Richard Prause

Welcome to the next episode of the Butterfly AMICUS Training Tips Video Series. In this series Butterfly coaching expert Richard Prause will guide you through a number of coaching videos on how you can effectively use the new Butterfly AMICUS Robots to help improve your game. Butterfly player Tiago Apolonia demonstrates each technique, whilst using the AMICUS Prime to help make the understanding of each technique easier. In this video Butterfly Coach Richard Prause gives some short tips on how best to maintain good distance from the table. Tiago Apolonia (Portugal’s top ranked player) demonstrates how you can implement these methods, whilst using the Butterfly AMICUS Prime Robot.

Hi Everyone.  My name is Richard Prause and I’d like to share some tips with you for a productive and efficient practice for the table tennis robot AMICUS.

Today we are focusing on the correct distance to the table.  Always check your distance to the table even if you plan to playing the ball early in the standing phase.  You should always keep some distance to the table to be able to shift your weight (left handers to the right leg and right handers to the left leg) towards the table.  If you don’t keep a little distance, generating spin motion would be impossible.  Its important to be able to move into the ball on long and half long shots and then return to the neutral stance.

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