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Redefining Winning

Winning Defined by the E.L.M. TREE

 
 
 
 
E.L.M. TREE  -  By Jim Thompson
 
E for Effort
L for Learning and improvement
M for bouncing back from Mistakes
 
What was buried in the initial mystifying sport psychology lecture were three keys to success in sports.  Athletes on your team absolutely will be successful sooner or later if they…
#1 Routinely give their best

The Tactical Mindset

Post-Tournament Analysis

 
 
 
 
 
 
     Just like any other table tennis skills, developing a tactical mindset takes discipline.  As I work through the various styles over the coming weeks and teach you how to play against various opponents, I want you to understand that you too can think of your own tactics.  I’m not very smart, I’m just an average guy.  However, I do spend quality time thinking.  You too can develop this same discipline.

The Talent Trap

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Talent Trap
By Jim Thompson
 
Carol Dweck of Stanford University, Author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, has identified 2 distinctly different mindsets of most coaches – the fixed mindset and the growth mindset.
 
 
Fixed

Sarah Hazinski Interview

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Upcoming Tournaments

Presper Financial Architects Open

Tournament Photos

 
 
 
Hi Tournament Participants,
 
Thanks for attending the Presper Financial Architects Open!  Check out the awesome tournament photos by Chris Jordan from CLJ Studios...   Presper Financial Architects Open 11/2020
 

Choosing the Right Size Handle

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Backspin-Topspin Transition Balls

Multiball Training with Samson Dubina and Sarah Jalli

 

Thanksgiving

Thank You to Parents

 
 
 
Table Tennis Success

 

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During the last few days, I have been reflecting on all the many things that I'm thankful to God for.  An often overlooked aspect of the sport is...

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