At contact, push forward and slightly up. Use mostly the forearm and little or no wrist action. This stroke, when executed with long pips, allows you to use your opponent's backspin to produce a controlled topspin attack. This is the only stroke in which you can produce enough topspin to hit with speed.
More than that, how do you use long pips?
If the opponent floats the ball to your long pips, keep your bat face almost vertical, and move the racket mostly down and slightly forward - this stroke will keep the ball from popping up off your paddle. This is the default return to use when an opponent is trying to beat you with dead balls.
Either, how do you cut long pips?
Still and all, how do you beat short Pips?
Deep pushes, blocks, and loops are most effective against the short pips smasher if they are in the last 6” of the table. Typically, short pips players stay very close to the table and are looking to smash down and forward on the ball.
Points to note: In essence, you are just reversing what happens when you chop against your opponent's topspin ball. Once again, you are using the bending of your long pips to brush the ball and increase the amount of spin in the original direction, while sending the ball back to your opponent.
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It is possible to chop with medium pips. A good medium pip rubber will have some grip that allows for the same types of roll shots that can be made with long or short pips. Medium pips can be used like long pips on one shot, and short pips on another. Winning can't be done with pure speed or pure deception.
Short pips don't spin the ball as much as inverted rubbers, so you don't want to take the ball from a long distance away from the table when the ball has gone below net height. The only thing that will be bringing the ball down is gravity, so this will limit how hard you can hit the ball.