The inevitability in developing the skill of changing between penhold and knifehold- The necessity in founding the skill of penhold
As we all know, the backhand offensive by penhold is a little worse. Such condition may always lead o a passive situation when facing the opponent who is using the skill of making the ball revolving with arc by crossly hold. Especially when he or she is swaping the right to suppress the left. Now, the skill of reverse attack by penhold has strengthened the backhank offensive at some level. But the strength and revolving, especially the changing . So the penhold users should search the further break in backhand attacking skill to reach the balance between forehand and backhand.
Only those penhold users who have the equal skill of backhand attacking and the capacity in the maintaining period when away from the table against the knifehold users that can make penhold more alive.
– The mature opportunity to develop
First, there has been some first-class knifehold athletes in China and even in Asia. This accumulates a lot of theoretical and practical experience for the skill and strategy to the knifehold users and which established the technic basis for skill of changing between penhold and knifehold.
Second, through the development for about ten years, the Masir pat which designed from the enlightenment of changing between penhold and knifehold then established the certain material basis for skill of changi between penhold and knifehold. (Detailed information will be illustrated in the third part.)
Third, the general use of the penhold skills in recent years gives us the ideological preparation for the further developing of thpenhold skill in backhand position. We think that nothing can’t be done only n it can’t be thought in te world.
– To adapt the new rules
Firstly, after changing into 11-score-match, the “changing” always become the key factor for each other in t competition. Those who can make changes to make the opponent puzzled will get the opportunity in the competition. To grasp skill of changing between penholnd knifehold can creat different strength, speed, revolving on the same position. Such changeable skill and strategy is more suitable for the new rule.
Secondly, the enlargement in the shape of the ball decreases the speed of the ball relatively which provides enoutime for the feasible usage of skill of changing between penhold and knifehold in actual compat.
The innovation of Masir skill of changing between penhold and knifehold on the basis of inheting and combination
– Realize the calm changing between penhold and knifehold
Start from the “tranditional penhold way (see those who use right hand as example), use index finger and middlefinger to clip the pat, relax the thumb from the handle and then extend it over the handle to press the left of the handle. All the five fingers to grip the pat seriously to finish “Masir penhold” and attack the ball on backhand position.Then, put down the index finger to the shoulder of the pat, relax the thumb and slide to the back of the pat and turn thrist at the same time to grip the pat. This will quickly turn to “Traditional knifehold”.And vice versa.
– Inherit the speciality of penhold, cimbine the advantage of knifehold, realize innovation
2.1 Masir skill of changing between peold and knifehold complies with the peculiarity of penhold usersThe peculiarity of penhold users is skillful and nimble. Especially the custom of using chopsticks to eat makes Asian have more flexible fingers and wrists. Practices shows that there’s no physical difficulty exists in mastering Masir skill of changing between penhold and knifehold.
2.2 Masir penhold skill combins the First, the surface that can attack the ball on the back of the at is larger than that of knifehold.Second, the triangular posture to hold the pat can support more surface and be held more stable which make the revolving and strength no worse than knifehold.Third, the basic skill to attack is the same as tranditional knifehold, so the backhand training can wholly imitate that of the knifehold.
2.3 Masir skill of changing between penhold and knifehold enriches the change in skill and strategyFirst, inherit the advantage of penhold when close to the table, quickly turn into Masir knifehold on backhand position before the opponent can reaction, showing the skillful advantage of knifehold like pull,stroke,stick,poke,flick and bring back, raise the initiative in attacking and defending.Second, take the advantage of Masir knifehold skill to attack at backhand position initiatively. When getting the superiority in backhand maintaining, it creats the opportunity to change into penhold at the forehand position first.Third, when in the condition of maintaining and away from the table, it’s time to change the holding way at a proper time. This can keep the balance between forehand and backhand offeve, and the effect of the changing is to make changing in revolving and placement to puzzled the opponent instantaneously.Fourth, as in Masir holding, the position of index finger is on the back of the pat, it provides the wrist a largemovable angle on the tical plane than using traditional knifehold. This also creats a larger space in dealing with midway attack. Especially when using 360o revolving attack in the midway to draw a lateral arc, which can get a more powerful revolving than traditional knifehold and more strength than penhold attack in backhand position.
– Break traditional technic theory
Penhold and knifehold has their own superiority. Masir skill of changing between penhold and knifehold is the combination of these two traditional holding and make it possible to get the balance between the skills when close to or away from the table. This breakthe traditional technic theory and provides more inspiration and ideas in the further technic innovation.
– Expert’s point of view
Liu Feng De—- a teacher in Beijing Sports University, has ever written an article titled , which was published on the 4th issue of on July,2003.
It pointed that :……changing penhold to knifehold……provides the basic idea for the users who is trying choosing new attacking sklls purposely:
1)be good at forehand but poor at backhand
2)penhold users who is strong but lack of flexibility in moving
3)penhold users who is not tall enough
4)knifehold users who is not good at dealing with short way ball in the table
5)straight or knifehold users who is limited by the holding way or skill and difficult to have further development
6)young people who is beginners of pingpong……
Teacher Liu’s such active point of view makes it easy to understand the feasibility of the popularization of combination of penhold and knifehold.
Masir pat established the material basis for the skill of changing between penhold and knifehold