Table Tennis Tactics for Thinkers


Table Tennis Tactics for Thinkers by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform at SADC Network. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Learn table tennis tactics from USATT Certified National Coach and Hall of Famer Larry Hodges. Includes tactics against different styles, grips, and surfaces as well as tactical and strategic thinking. The book opens with this: ''Tactics isn't about finding complex strategies to defeat an opponent. Tactics is about sifting through all the zillions of possible tactics and finding a few simple ones that work.'' The book then explores the tactical and strategic development needed to have the specif


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Learn table tennis tactics from USATT Certified National Coach and Hall of Famer Larry Hodges. Includes tactics against different styles, grips, and surfaces as well as tactical and strategic thinking. The book opens with this: "Tactics isn't about finding complex strategies to defeat an opponent. Tactics is about sifting through all the zillions of possible tactics and finding a few simple ones that work." The book then explores the tactical and strategic development needed to have the specific tactical tools needed in any given match - your "tactical toolbox." "Larry has done an excellent job in breaking down the skills needed by all players to improve in these areas. This book should be on every table tennis player’s mandatory reading list." -Richard McAfee, USATT National Coach, ITTF Trainer, and USATT Coaching Chair, 2009-2013 "Table Tennis Tactics for Thinkers is a must read for any player serious about winning. This tactical Bible is right on the mark, and is exactly how I was taught to put together game-winning tactics and strategies." -Sean O'Neill, 5-time U.S. Men's Singles Champion, 2-time Olympian "Larry Hodges' book on table tennis tactics is the best I have ever seen on this subject. This is the first book that explains how to play against the many styles of the game." -Dan Seemiller, 5-time U.S. Men's Singles Champion and long-time U.S. Men's Team Coach Includes 21 chapters: Introduction Chapter 1: Tactical Thinking Chapter 2: Strategic Thinking Chapter 3: Your Tactical Game Chapter 4: All About Spin Chapter 5: Beginning Tactics Chapter 6: Conventional Tactics Chapter 7: Tactical Examples Chapter 8: Service Tactics Chapter 9: Receive Tactics Chapter 10: Rallying Tactics Chapter 11: Different Grips Chapter 12: Pushing Chapter 13: Loopers Chapter 14: Blockers, Counter-Drivers, and Hitters Chapter 15: Choppers Chapter 16: Fishers and Lobbers Chapter 17: Non-Inverted Surfaces Chapter 18: Hardbat Tactics Chapter 19: Doubles Tactics Chapter 20: Tournament Tactics Chapter 21: Coaching Tournament Matches Afterword: Tactical & Strategic Thinking Revisited Glossary Table Tennis Terminology Appendix: Recommended Reading About the Author Index

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Manufacturer:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Category:
Racket Sports
EAN:
9781477643785
ISBN:
1477643788
Author:
Larry Hodges
Publisher:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date:
2013-02-06
Binding:
Paperback
Item Weight:
0.72 pounds
Item Size:
0.55 x 9 x 6 inches
Package Weight:
0.94 pounds
Package Size:
6 x 0.55 x 9 inches

 


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