PATT - A Principles Approach to Table Tennis elaborates a set of underlying table tennis principles into a system of thought on how to play the game at an exceptional level. Written for serious students of the sport, this book explores the difficult-to-detect techniques intricacies that pervade the dynamics of high level play. By basing this study on principles, the nuances and subtleties of table tennis are revealed in a manner not available through other approaches.
For many years, Donn Olsen has pursued his formal coaching education at the national and international levels. Having received an excellent coaching education from several of the finest world-class coaches, this book provides the opportunity to extend and amplify the remarkable insights of his teachers into a coherent, systematic expression of the foundation of the sport beloved by so many.