Originally Posted by TheCanadian
It's obviously a question of innate potential and raw talent. If the genetic material isn't there, it doesn't matter how many hours a kid spends hitting balls. This is true for all sports.
Can anyone give an example of an elite athlete in any sport who did not have innate potential and raw talent?
Does anyone really think that someone, regardless of innate potential and raw talent, can hit tennis balls....or golf balls, or baseballs or volleyballls......all day every day and voila, become elite in the respective sport?