Check out how Ma Long & Fan Zhendong trains ahead of their matches at the 2018 Team World Cup to get ready in top form!
Elements to watch:
- Both players are ready for the next ball
- Both players are using their full body to generate power and speed
- Both players use their non-playing hand for balance
- Every ball has quality topspin from both players when attacking
- Both players play the ball to a specific location on the table throughout training
- Block players have firm blocks with soft follow through
- Both players hold their position extremely well and don’t give up the table
- Fan really bends his knees on all his attacks
- Ma stays soft on his feet when blocking
- Both players are super focused on each and every shot of every point
Which Blades are these World Champions using?
- Ma Long uses the DHS Hurricane Long 5 Blade
- Fan Zhendong uses the STIGA Infinity VPS V blade