Everyone has his favorite champion. The reason why Henrik picked Anivia was because his brother used to play with Anivia. When you pick a champion, you need to play it to perfection, even if it’s a bad matchup. This will hone your skills to play every possible scenario. Carefully watch replays of other good players playing with the champions to see if there is anything that you can learn from them. A good tip is not only to play with your chosen champion but also to play against it. Doing so will broaden your perspective on how to expand your current knowledge. See what items the good players are using, but don’t be afraid to experiment once in a while. You might make a breakthrough. Henrik mostly watches games from the Korean league or LCS. Here he observes which champions the pros are using and If they can be used competitively and if there is a certain champion that everyone is using because this could be a sign of a new meta champion coming up or it could be a meta champion. You can climb the ladders with any champion but it takes hard work and dedication. It is important to find out what works for you; however, you should stick to 1-2 heroes or use the different meta champions and swap around all the time. Finally, pick a champion that you enjoy playing with. Analyzing other players’ games is important and it will help you to become better yourself. Watch streams and tournaments to compare your gameplay to theirs. Are they doing something different compared to you? If they are, then figure out if their way works better. Try to gather as many tips as you can and see if you can incorporate them into your own game.
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1. FROGGEN INTRODUCTION
Meet your instructor: Henrik "Froggen" Hansen, professional League of Legends player, known as the master of Anivia. Froggen has agreed to create a step-by-step course on how to improve your overall gameplay. Not only will he share all his knowledge about the general gameplay, but he will also explain all his secret tips about Anivia.
2. FROGGENS STORY
Ready to kick off your gamer career with a bang? This episode gives you deep insight into how to live, act and train like a professional gamer. Froggen further explains how he got introduced to the game by his older brother, how he formed his first team CLG.EU and how the rivalry with Moscow Five began back in 2012.
4. BEING A PRO GAMER PT.2
Performance, playing on stage, sponsors and agents are all important aspects on the road to becoming the best. Henrik talks about the different aspects of the gaming industry. He dives into the relationship between a manager and a player and speaks about the trust between the parts.
6. FIND YOUR CHAMPION
Finding and mastering your champion is something that requires hard work. Froggen talks about how to find your favored champion and how you can practice with it. He speaks about the importance of playing against the champion that you have chosen, even if it's a bad matchup. If you really want to master it, you have to have adequate knowledge, in order to be able to play against every champion.
7. HOW TO MASTER ANIVIA
Froggen talks about some advanced play with Anivia and shares his secret tips on how to tweak your gameplay. He further talks about Anivia’s key strengths and how to utilize them on a professional level. He goes through everything from his personal recommendations on Rune builds to more advanced In-game things.
8. PRACTICE MATCHUPS(17:48)
Froggen showcases different matchup scenarios and discusses fight strategies, setups, 1v1 matchups, and specific challenges. Henrik further shows different matchups against Zed, Cassiopeia, and mirror match against Anivia. Froggen mainly plays Anivia but also showcases Matchups, where he plays Karthus.
12. MASTER VISION CONTROL
Froggen talks about the importance of vision control. He further explains how to gain the upper hand, how to bait, and how to dominate by utilizing vision control in the best possible way. Froggen illustrates different ward strategies and recommends the usage of the different wards.
13. EARLY GAME
Froggen explains the early game and the importance of maintaining a high creep score. In this lesson, you will learn how to farm creeps effectively. The early game varies from champion to champion, and some champions need to be more aggressive than others. Froggen talks about different playstyles depending on your starting champion and who you are up against.
14. MID GAME
Froggen explains in-depth about the Mid Game perspective. He explains how to have a strong presence, Split Pushing, how to play the Mid Game depending on your Early Game status. He further showcases different scenarios In-Game and how to take advantage of Anivias spells, both Ultimate and his different combos.
15. LATE GAME
Froggen addresses the essentials of the late game, how objectives can influence your game and the importance of vision control in the late stages. This lesson, Froggen also points out ways to turn a losing game around and win. He further explains how the team fights work, how important it can be to dodge CC's and how much impact Baron can have.
16. MENTALITY PT 1
Froggen explains the importance of having the right mindset. The fear of losing a match is common amongst players; Henrik suggests ways to get rid of your anxiety and how to stay calm in stressed situations. He further underlines the importance of performing consistently good.