Good, straightforward coaching video by Tom Lodziak.

The effects of long pimps are a little counter-intuitive, but they are predictable.

  • Chops come to you with heavy backspin.
  • Blocks come to you floaty / spin-free.
  • Pushes come floaty or with a little topspin.

So here are some tactics:

  1. topspin your first shot, then when you get a chop back (it’ll be heavier-than-expected backspin);
  2. push your second shot, then when you get a push back (it’ll be float or even light topspin);
  3. attack strongly with a flatter topspin.

The recipe for success is to practice against players with long pimps!