Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Tag: Alex Polyakov

Bib No. 335 – BREAKING 2000

Bib No. 335 – BREAKING 2000

Author : Alex Polyakov
Comments : All books should be as enjoyable as this one. A highly readable account of a beginner’s rise up the ladder to a very respectable standard of play. Full of useful tips and homilies. The US Rating System has many advantages, but the UK Rating System is calculated differently and I have no doubt that other countries have their own systems. I wonder if the concept of targeting 2000 points as achievements, might restrict the books attraction to the US market only.

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Bib No. 347 – THE NEXT STEP

Bib No. 347 – THE NEXT STEP

Author : Alex Polyakov
Comments : A follow-up to Alex’s excellent book of 2011 (Book No 335). Very thought provoking and I found the section on ‘the Mental Game’ to be very helpful and that studying this section would be a real asset to any aspiring player.

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