Fighters win and winners fight! At the US Open last month, a girl was losing 10-0 in the final game and won 12 straight points! When you are playing well, when everything is going your way, when the shots are easy, then of course you can win! However, if you want to reach your peak potential, then you must learn to fight even when you aren’t having a good day, even when your opponent gets tons of nets and edges, and even when you are down 10-0 and you feel like it is over!
In this short video clip, you will see one of my friends (Pierre-Luc Hinse) diving for a ball at the Canadian National Team Trials
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Why do you think that we was able to make that shot??? Because he trained himself to go for it in practice. Instead of merely throwing up his hands and complaining, he went for it! His effort paid off with one of the greatest dives in table tennis. Fighters win matches – even if you are losing you must find a way to fight back! Winners fight hard – if you want to get the most out of your game then fight hard to work through the pain to produce the best results in every practice and every tournament!