The 3 most important words a player must remember are preparation, preparation and preparation.
Thorough preparation means that you are ready for whatever your opponent throws at you. It means that you will enter the match in the knowledge that you are ready.
But what form should your preparation take? How should you structure your preparation in the days, weeks and months before your matches?
There is an amazing quote from the ancient Chinese war lord Sun Tzu…
“INVINCIBILITY LIES IN THE DEFENSE, THE POSSIBILITY OF VICTORY IN THE ATTACK”
What Sun Tzu is saying in this quote is that you as a player or even as a coach need to work on the two opposites of Offense and Defense. All too often players work on their offense. They train to increase the speed of their ball, the power of their forehand and the effectiveness of their serve.
Sun Tzu is saying that you must have weapons with which to attack your opponent. But he's also saying that you need to have the ability to defend equally as well also,
To better structure your practice sessions around developing both your offense and defense read the article on THE DNO THEORY by clicking on the link…