The Canal Live Episode 7 – Fixing FeNriR’s Computer, Meta Discussion, Site Talk

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In this episode of The Canal Live we take a small break from the serious growth conversations. Over the past couple of weeks FeNriR’s computer hasn’t been working, so we attempt to replace his motherboard. We end up discussing excitement for Smash Ultimate, general meta stuff, and we talk about the future of Free Agency eSports.

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Playing the Meta Without Shame

Fork In the Road
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As you continue down your eSports journey you are inevitably going to come to one of many forks in the road. On one side of the fork is having fun, being comfortable, expressing yourself, and most importantly not conforming. On the other side of the fork is Playing the Meta. The latter is most often perceived as slaving over the same character in every single game, running the same strategy in every single game, or abusing the tier list.

Using this analogy it’s of no surprise that people can struggle with this choice. Fortunately for us, our journey isn’t that black and white.

 

Defining Meta

Meta

At this point in time “Meta” is a familiar concept with most, so I won’t spend too much time defining it.Continue Reading–>

Mental Rehearsal – The Procedure (Macro Visualization)

eSports Mental Focus
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In our previous post we provided you with an overview of what Mental Rehearsal is, and some studies to prove it’s validity. This time we will dive into it’s benefits, applications and risks, as well as show you the many different methods of Mental Rehearsal.

You can find many different methods to mentally rehearse spread across the internet. It’s important to know that there isn’t a perfect method and your experiences will be different each time. How specific you decide to be will play a huge role in deciding which method to use.

Macro Visualization (The Theatre in your Mind)

Your Own Audience

As you continue to improve, you will find yourself in situations that your body can handle, but your mind cannot.Continue Reading–>