- ETI 037 The Art of Winning
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80% of the points in professional end with an error, 20% with a winner.
As regards unforced errors, if your opponent never misses and is patient as the day is long, would you consider missing a routine forehand in the 12th shot of a rally a forced or unforced error.
I am now believing that errors are simply errors, and the distinction is unnecessary.
So as to value and errors, the art of winning is to come to the spot where your intention is not to hit winners, but rather it simply becomes creating patterns and shot selection that creates errors.
And once you come to this side of the street then simply count and observe, until you have seen three or more instances of the same error in the same situation.
When you know how to play the opponent, and the opponent realizes that you have discovered and are playing to their weakness – you have entered the “Art of Winning Zone”