Why do certain players, teams, and countries excel in sports?
Influence. Influence is one of the most important factors in an athlete’s success and maybe the most critical initial factor. In all sports, most upcoming athletes have had role models and great athletes they have looked up to before potentially becoming role models themselves. Greatness isn’t born and it’s first step is that it has to be grown through ignition or an influence. Then only do deliberate practice and master coaching become important….
Get ready for sports without fans. Why does China love table-tennis when the US has little interest? Is it because Chinese people are born with different interests than Americans? Why is cricket almost a religion in India and many countries clueless to its existence?….
The 2019 US Open took place this past week in Fort Worth, Texas with over 700 players from all over the world. FTTA Owner Shashin Shodhan went with one student, Yajat Sharma, who played his first US Open. Yajat won bronze in the Under 1000 event, had a good tournament, and nearly had a really great tournament….