Originally Posted by WoodIndoors
The best european 12 year old trains 2 hours a day 5 days a week max (plus couple of light physique sessions a week + team sports with friends once a week). Moves and hits the ball like I never seen anyone that age do before. Pure talent, both physically and tactically.
Light training one might say, Why do you think they have selected this path?
Yes.. if you have talent you can get away with it. For everyone else... you pretty much have to work your butt off.