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The role of a coach and the impact on the athlete

The role of a coach and the impact on the athlete By Francisco Mendez On this day I want to speak about how important a player’s emotional area is as a fundamental part in the player’s development and how to develop the player’s motivation. Every great Coach must be a great motivator. One of the greatest […]

Integral Training for High Performance Athletes

Integral Training for High Performance Athletes Integral Training for High Performance Athletes by Francisco Mendez The 5 key areas of all sports training To achieve the best performance training, in any practiced sport, Athlete Preparation will be divided into five key areas to work on. This is essential for anyone who wishes to reach a […]

Developing a Basic Tactical Plan for Competitions

Developing a Basic Tactical Plan for Competitions by Francisco Mendez Every player devotes most of his/her time to technical training; but tactical training is essential to apply the technique in every match and competition. Tactical training’s objective is that the player learns how to carry out a plan during the game; and this varies from […]

Reading the Ball

Reading the Ball Butterfly Table Tennis Coaching by Francisco Mendez Through the years, table tennis development has experienced significant changes. Our sport is so sophisticated, and the accuracy of the techniques so difficult, that these characteristics may be part of the reason table tennis is not a popular sport. Ironically, the recreational face of this […]

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