Daniel Sargent, of Roy, Utah, said he has been training with his mother for 3 hours each day to prepare for the August world championships in Hawaii, KSTU-TV, Salt Lake City, reported Thursday.
"My mom over-practices me," the boy said.
Sargent said his strategy for winning doesn't involve a lot of secret tricks.
"My strategy is I like to practice a lot and to play calmly. If you play too fast, you'll make mistakes," he said.