Manfred Baum. Born in 1954, was a passionate professional table tennis player and coach for decades. His life mainly took place on the table and thousands of opponents and teammates know and like him as a sweet, calm guy.
But only until he has the ball to play
This guide is not a scientific treatise, but a little companion with tips for a better mental attitude towards the game, told in the unmistakable way of Manfred Baum.
Using the training methods of the US Navy Seals as a starting point, he reports on how he prepares and adapts to rapidly changing situations and opponents before and during a match. However, this does not happen with military training, but with a lot of empathy, observation and combination skills, playing experience and understanding of the mental problems of a table tennis game.
Have fun while reading!