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Most table tennis players will be called on to give coaching advice to a fellow player (be it a friend or a team mate) during their career. With the breaks between games and during time-outs limited to a maxium of one minute only, it can be tough to know exactly what to focus on when attempting to send your player back out onto the court optimally prepared to resume battle.
Fortunately, I've got a bit more than a minute to work with, so here's some of my advice for coaching players during table tennis matches.