Breathing and Strategy between points

Table Tennis Mental Preparation

Last updated 11 years ago

joe britnell

joe britnell Asked 11 years ago

how important is it to be able to breathe properly and be able to think of a strategy for the coming points in table tennis?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 11 years ago

Hi Joe,

This is a good routine to get into. When you feel your breathing starting to get a little short, it is time to take a few seconds to take a deep breath and relax again.

After you have taken a breath and feel calm, then focus for 1 or 2 seconds on the strategy you want to employ for the next point.  This can be as simple as where to serve or return the ball. 

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