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Miles Davis part 2
1/25/2012 11:13:44 AM
 
Look at John Coltrane, he was never one to settle on points A to B to C. He was all about the journey in between. That is what kept him fresh when he was relevent to now when he is still considered one of the best saxaphone players in jazz. Emulated and copied more times in popular music today than one could count. If you keep searching in your game you'll find wins and loses for many differnet reasons. The goal is to be ever changing for me. I'm not out to be the number 1 air hockey player in the world. I'm out to play and learn more about my opponent and myself.
There are players out there that take notes from their heavier opponents. This is a wonderful way to learn, change, and challenge yourself along with your opponent. I encourage a notepad of what is working and what is not against other players. It will give you an edge and something to look back on when you battle them the next time. Hell most smart phones have notepads in them. Just write down the name of someone giving you trouble and why. Then work on the defensive strategy that works against that shot that is making you suffer and come up with what worked against them offensively. Then change your timing, you'll see better results in your matches this way. It is tried tested and proven, but you have to do what works for you.
So finally timing, I know what music I march to and that makes me happy. Find what you love and love what you find in your air hockey game. It will surprise you what is out there. I hope to hear from you reader so if you have any questions or complaints for me please email me petesimple (at) yahoo (dot) com
:)
~pete

Blog History
2014 and ESPN 14 Aug 2014
My Hobby 31 Aug 2012
Happy 4th of July 04 Jul 2012
Practice Makes Permanent NOT Perfect 20 Jun 2012
Billy Goat? 15 May 2012
Getting a Tad bit anxious? 20 Apr 2012
The Fireman's still got it 27 Mar 2012
ipad air hockey 28 Feb 2012
Another Loss at Camp Simple 21 Feb 2012
The Defensive Read 09 Feb 2012
Smart Lab Air Hockey 30 Jan 2012
Miles Davis part 2 25 Jan 2012
Kind of Blue part 1 25 Jan 2012
The Way of the Puck part 2b 25 Jan 2012
The Way of the Puck part 2a 25 Jan 2012
For those of us willing to practice 24 Jan 2012
Syed nails me to the cross 18 Jan 2012
My goal this year 18 Jan 2012