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DEXTERITY

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DEXTERITY
 
Every table tennis player should strive for dexterity.  This is a skill that some players are naturally more gifted with and some players are not.  The good news is that it can be trained as well.  So what is dexterity???
 
Dictionary Definition of “Dexterity”
dex·ter·i·ty
noun \dek-ˈster-ə-tē, -ˈste-rə-\
 
: the ability to use your hands skillfully
: the ability to easily move in a way that is graceful
: clever skill : the ability to think and act quickly and cleverly
 

Remembering & Forgetting

Learn to win at 9-9

 
 
 
 
 
 
Forgetting & Remembering
 
During a table tennis match, is it beneficial to remember previous points or to just block out the past and play in the moment?
 
The answer is…   BOTH!
To reach your peak potential, you need to forget and remember!  I’m going to illustrate my point by sharing a true story that happened to me.
 
I was playing one of the most important matches of my life. 
I was down 1-2 in games in a best 3/5 match.

6 Types of Footwork Drills

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6 Types of Footwork Drills
Maximum Improvement with Your Power Pong Robot
By Coach Samson Dubina
 
 
There are several different types of footwork drills that you can and should be doing with your Power Pong Robot.  
 
 
#1 Systematic Side-to-Side Footwork Drills

13 Stages

Develop a systematic approach to learning a new skill

 
 

Tournament Tough in 20 Steps

Learn how to train your mind and body!

 
 
 
Tournament Tough in 20 Steps
-Written by ITTF Coach Samson Dubina
 
 
#1
Prep work:       Set Goals

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Winning in Mind

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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

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