Alex Horscroft: Serving Your Way to County Champion (Bonus Interview)

The Expert Table Tennis Podcast is back (finally). But we’re currently in lockdown because of coronavirus, so I thought I’d do something different. In this episode, I’m joined by Alex Horscroft – a new guest writer for the Expert Table Tennis blog!

Alex only started playing table tennis at the age of 12 and he admits that he didn’t even take it very seriously at first. Despite that, he managed to become the top-ranked junior in his county of Suffolk. And interestingly, he attributes his success to the quality and deceptiveness of his serves.

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In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Why Alex is on the podcast today
  • How he got started playing table tennis
  • Some of the highlights and lowlights of his career, so far
  • The strengths and weaknesses of Alex’s game
  • The importance of developing “killer” serves
  • Alex’s top tips for winning local league matches
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