Want more? Sign up for FREE

It takes less than 60 seconds and you can watch all our free episodes

Sign Up For Free
Get instant full access to all Counter-Strike: Global Offensive content

In just 60 seconds you can get instant access to all our Counter-Strike: Global Offensive content. Only $9.99 / month.

START FOR FREE

GLACE online class by GamerzClass Nicolai "Glace" Jensen

HOW TO LEARN FROM A PRO PLAYER

How to pick a Demo to Watch
What to look for in the Demo
Be Critical
START FOR FREE View full class

Lesson description

I’d always look for a top tier match preferably from an offline event where there’s the most preparation. All demos are available at www.HLTV.org under the “Matches” tab. Positions, rotations, utility usage, strategies, setups, and powerplay are all things that you’ll want to pay attention to when looking through a demo. To clarify further, positioning and rotations are about how the teams are positioning themselves in certain situations or rotating around the map. Rotations are usually based on what the enemy team is doing, and how their teammates are moving. Utility usage is about how they utilize their grenades, both offensively and defensively. Pay attention to every grenade as every single one has a purpose and is rarely throw without thought. This is especially relevant for early round utility, and the demos are an ideal guideline for how to shut down certain spots. Watching professional teams play is the perfect way to find inspiration for strategies and setups as the players are usually the pioneers within the scene. Remember to be critical of some of the things that they’re doing though as it’s a direct counter based on analyzing their opponent’s demo.


Lesson Plan

All the episodes you’ll ever need

GET ACCESS TO EVERYTHING

Get instant access to all our classes and community for only $9.99 / month
CSGO_Players