Tag Archive for 'Deliberate Practice Principles'

How to Practice Effectively

We’ve all heard the saying “Perfect Practice Makes Perfect“, but until recently, it wasn’t clear WHY it had such a powerful and long-lasting effect on our brains. All competitive athletes understand the concept of Muscle Memory, but the reality is it’s Mental Memory that creates the instantaneous and autonomic reflexes that make champions. This is […]

What makes a great coach

We know from the Deliberate Practice Principles of champions that having a coach is a must. The video below is from a GREAT online table tennis coach Ping Sunday’s EmRatThich. These qualities apply to coaches for all sports. China’s table tennis coaches are world-renown for their excellence and the reason their players and team (still) […]