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.
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New Tactics Article on Beating the Unknown Opponent
The tournament published the draws the night before the event. You found out that you are going to play against Hou Yingchao in your opening match of men’s singles at 9am. You immediately take out your pen and paper and write down some note of how to play him. You arrive in the gym at 7:45am and train accordingly.
Regardless if you are traveling across the world or even across the United States to the US Open, changing timezone can cause jet lag for anyone.
Could it affect your performance?
There are 5 quick tips that I would like to share...
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Why is he developing into one of the best US coaches? It isn’t his rating, it isn’t his US ranking, it isn’t his forehand or backhand or footwork. It is his mind.
See, most top players began playing at 7 or 8 years old and the skills were developed at a young age from repetition again and again during structured training programs. Not for Chance Friend. He had to work through many things on his own learning skills throughout his teen years and he learned to watch pros, think for himself, and try to develop his own game.