PATT - A Principles Approach to Table Tennis

 
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The book PATT - A Principles Approach to Table Tennis represents a system of thought on how to play table tennis based upon the underlying principles of the sport. All key areas are covered that are governed by principles invoked by the finest of international coaches and players. As such, it provides a foundation for exceptional play. Written explicitly for serious students of the sport, the distinctiveness of this book lies in that it expresses a way of thinking about the sport that is structured, coherent, and applicable throughout the playing domain. Employing an extensive vocabulary approaching 200 elements, notions such as Shot Categories, Shot Type Classes, and Hands are defined and elaborated on for use by both coaches and players. It is the commitment to approaching the sport of table tennis based upon principles that this book is devoted.

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Donn Olsen, a Certified USATT Coach and international coach, has been coaching for 25 years. He participated in coaching workshops in different countries and was taught by the finest world-class coaches like Stellan Bengtsson, Tickan Carlsson, Michel Gadal, and Henan Li.

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[ Donn Olsen] has written a remarkable book called A Principles Approach to Table Tennis. Every table tennis coach in the world can benefit from reading it. The book is, at the same time, one of the most fundamental and advanced books ever written about the sport of table tennis.
--Mitchell Seidenfeld

What an amazing piece of work! It was as if Hegel wrote about ping pong. The lucid categorizations and hierarchies of organizational principles made utter, immediate and complete sense to me.
--Stephen Freedman

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