Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 12

I Have No Talent

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I have just finished reading a fantastic book, both in terms of inspiration and education. The book “Talent is Overrated” by Geoff Colvin is incredible from quite a few perspectives. First, it explains the source of talent by taking a deep look into quite a few well known and regarded as being highly talented individuals …

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May 03

Ratings Central vs USATT ‘Matchpoint” Rating System

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Introduction There have been quite a few discussions regarding ratings in USATT. Most of the criticism of USATT “Matchpoint” Rating System is that it allows for adjustments to take place, where players are able to jump quite a few levels up when pulling upsets. I specifically have been in a center of this discussion with …

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May 01

Book Review by Larry Hodges

I played Larry in a tournament last year in New York. The match went 5 games with Larry pulling it out with his amazing forehand flat hit shot at the most crucial point in the match. I did not win, but I’ve made a pretty good acquaintance with Larry. We’ve been emailing each other since …

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