If you ever took piano lessons, you probably know that there is a very systematic approach for beginners. Often there is a 30 or 60 min lesson each week. The student is given a couple songs to perfect during the week. When he/she goes for the lesson the following week, they will likely get those songs checked off and given new songs to play the following week. Once you have mastered a song, then you typically don’t go back 3 years later and keep working on the same one because you have moved on…
Why are they bad words?
These 2 words seems so harmless.
Doesn’t everyone in the US need to practice more?
No, US players don’t need to ONLY practice more. They need to have a plan of what to practice, they need details on what to focus on during practice, they need a structure to understand how their games should progress, and they need more practice in the right environment practicing the right aspects.
In table tennis, recognition is very important... regardless if you are a beginner 7-year-old, senior citizen trying to make progress, or Olympic gold medalist. Last year, I was racking my brain trying to figure out a way to feature the beginners at our weekly league. How can I put them in the spotlight for 5 min? How can I feature a 1500-rated play or a 500 rated player can make him the champion for the night?
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