A shot intended simply to continue a rally or to move the opponent out of the center court, rather than to end a rally.
A shot that maneuvers the opponent out of an offensive position and is not made with the purpose to win the rally.
A shot hit with no immediate intention to end the exchange and usually used to gain time to get back to center court, for example the ceiling shot, Z-Ball or AWB.
a shot where the shooter deliberately misses so as to pass his turn at the table on to his opponent
Any shot designed to maintain the rally, such as ceiling, around-the-wall, and "Z" shots. A shot that attempts to maneuver an opponent out of the center court position.