melee, mindset, tourney

Don’t Park on the Grass

Part two of my “end-of-2018, beginning of 2019” review. Part one was my Summit write-up. Don’t Park on the Grass 2018 I decided at the last minute to attend DPOTG. I was free that weekend and wanted to be at the first big Ultimate tourney. Another big draw for me was that SFAT agreed to […]

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melee, mindset, tourney

Smash Summit 7

Hello readers old and new. Been a while since I’ve made an update here and I have a lot to say, as usual. Since my last post, I freaking competed at Summit, Ultimate came out, I went to Hawaii with my family, and now it’s 2019. This was initially supposed to be a recap of all those […]

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esports, melee, mindset, tourney

SSC 2018

Like I mentioned in my last post, there was too much to say to combine both EVO and SSC into one write-up, so here is part two of the August chronicles. I was feeling pretty good off my EVO performance. I’d taken the Monday after off from work in order to have a low-key travel day […]

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esports, melee, mindset, tourney

EVO 2018

I skimmed through my post on EVO 2017 before writing this and boy are there a lot of parallels. Just goes to show that our habits as players and people tend to repeat themselves, and we can always learn from our past experiences. I’m going to try and make a better habit of reading through my […]

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melee, mindset

A Note on “Baseline”

Over the last year and a half I’ve found myself taken with the idea of “improving my baseline.” The goal would be to have a “baseline” strong enough to avoid ever being upset in bracket. For the most part, I actually got really close to this goal – if you look at wins and losses […]

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melee, mindset, misc

Resting from Results

I’m re-prioritizing. Throughout 2017, I worked my ass off to become a top player. I pushed the Marth meta a great deal and became one of the most consistent top players. My goal for the spring of 2017 was to maintain the high level of play I demonstrated at Genesis 4, where I defeated Swedish […]

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esports, melee, mindset, tourney

Beyond the Summit

NOTE: This is the first post I’m releasing alongside the launch of my Patreon page. I’ll be keeping it simple. All content on supersmash.blog will remain free for everyone. The Patreon is just for people who want to help support my writing and incentivize me to write more. You can find details on https://www.patreon.com/supersmashblog. PREFACE: I’ve […]

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