Infuencing your opponents by saying the right words at the right time. Great table-talkers know how to influence their opponents, while keeping the table positive and themselves as the player who benefits.
There are two styles of table-talk: active and passive.
Or are there more?
And: in what situation do I want to apply each?
Being able to table-talk well will help you beat many beginner and intermediate players, and if you do it in subtle ways you can even influence the best players in the world.
An often-used, but strategically unexplored skill is brought into an effective Catan Coaching session, aimed to understand all the different aspects you need to pay attention to while table-talking, as well as learning how to prevent yourself against the different styles of table-talk.