Originally Posted by goran_ace
"Don't be in such a hurry to end the point." I was a very impatient player as a junior. I was overeager try to rip one for a winner. I tried to hit my way out of trouble when on defense. Going for a lot of all-or-nothing shots is not a winning strategy.
This is a good point and a difficult one for many juniors to learn. Some players will hit a couple of really good shots in a point and then you see them get impatient. It is as if they feel they should have already won the point so they get more reckless trying to finish it.