Read this short article about setting goals in table tennis
Goal setting is very important in life, school, work, athletics, and many other areas of life. If you want to train in table tennis with excellent focus and you want to perform well in competition, I would recommend writing out a long-term goal. Long term generally means 2-10 years from now. After you have written it out, hang it in your training room for a daily reminder.
Improve your tt skills by watching these 3 short clips
Here are 3 new video clips.
The first is a highlight clip from the North American Cup, the second is a training clip with Egyptian National Team Member Sameh Awadallah, and the third clip is demonstration on dealing with no-spin serves.
During the last 18 years, I have practiced at many table tennis training centers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. In recent years, I have recognized four modern changes at the elite level.
Blocking with More Variation
In the past, one player would consistently block in a set pattern and the attacking player would attempt to loop 10-20 balls in a rally. Now, the blockers have added more variation – sometimes harder, sometimes softer, sometimes flat, sometimes with a little topspin.