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Long Time No Speak - A Progress Update

I'm BACK

It has been a while since I last blogged. Life has been so busy that something had to give and sadly it was the thing that didn't make me any money: blogging. It has affected my table tennis as well. I have arrived tired to matches and sessions and my motivation was hit. Throughout it all I have felt close to being the table tennis player I want to be rather than someone looking down a long tunnel hoping they would get there.

Progress

Since Christmas I have without doubt won a lot more games. However, I have also lost a few really easy matches. This has largely come down to my timing of the ball. As I said to my coach, you can't win if you don't hit the ball.

I have been trying to work out why I have suddenly lost the ability to time a shot for the best part of a month now. This week it seems to have finally come to me. It seems that my body is ahead of the line of the shot. Basically as my elbows creep back my body falls out of alignment and I fail to see the …

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