Champions aren't born, they're made.
That is the view of Matthew Syed, who was the UK Table Tennis No 1 for over a decade and three times Commonwealth Champion. He is now a journalist for The Times, and was recently awarded the 2012 Sports Feature Writer of The Year award.
In this video, Matthew discusses the reasons for his assertion, which are articulated so well in his award winning book, Bounce.
"If it's all about talent, then why do the best players bother to practice ?"