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Breaking Down Your Opponent (Part 2)

Last month I talked about breaking down your opponent both technically and physically. (Article) The last way to do this is mentally, which often starts before the match begins.


Breaking down your opponent mentally

The way to break your opponent down mentally is to break his or her focus on playing the match and take them out of their comfort zone. A common way of doing this is frustrating a player into making unforced errors.

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