Category Archives: Baby Steps

Baby Steps 19 – The Strides Are Changing

Going pro is not easy. Talent is definitely key, but that’s not all there is to it. I’m sure there’s an incredible amount of hard work and dedication involved to perfect yourself for a sport. Along those lines, I’m really … Continue reading

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Baby Steps 17 – That’s More Like It

Ok, so after a couple of episodes where I was getting rather skeptical about how Ei-chan’s matches were playing out, at least the result of Araya’s match has restored some of the trust that was being eaten away. I still … Continue reading

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Baby Steps 13, 14 – Artsy Tennis

The more I watch of this show, the more I wish I had decided to just marathon it when it was over. For one thing, it’s very hard to blog such a show on an episodic basis. Perhaps if I … Continue reading

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Baby Steps 12 – American Sports Psychologists Are Creepy

This week we basically had Ei-chan go through some psychological training to teach him the importance of being in the optimal state of mind before a match. And that’s all I really expected to happen this week. Instead I was … Continue reading

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Baby Steps 11 – Seeds Are Overrated

And so Ei-chan has won his first competitive match against a seeded player.

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Baby Steps 10 – Serve and Volley

Ei-chan is a very interesting character. Not least because he’s just so … real. This is the first time we see him playing a competitive match against a seeded player (not counting his first ever match). It’s only been a … Continue reading

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Baby Steps 09 – Back Again

After a three week hiatus, I’m finally writing my next post on Baby Steps. I watched the last three episodes pretty much back to back, but this post will be based mostly off the latest episode – episode 9. Ei-chan’s … Continue reading

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