I watched the Trump-Clinton Debate (please click on link!) last night. I think it was fairly obvious which of the two prepared, and which one just showed up. (When you go to tournaments, which are you?) I was tempted to comment on the debate, but decided not to, since this is a table tennis blog. But this is a good time to repost my 2016 Presidential Election Table Tennis Cartoon!
Sunday is my busiest coaching day, where I normally have eight hours of almost non-stop coaching. As usual, a lot of crazy coaching stuff happened. Here’s a rundown.
- One student seemed to be struggling with the transition from backhand to forehand in side-to-side drills. Then I had a brainstorm, and had him just loop forehands down the line – and he continued to struggle. The problem wasn’t the transition, it was his positioning for attacking down the line. With a little work there, he was fine, and we went back...