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The First Four Games podcasts Mar 27, 2020

Marc

Welcome back to another episode of Crunching the Numbers with Shane Liyanage and Marc Sophoulis.

 

Shane

Hi guys.

 

Marc

Thanks again Shane for obviously, putting a lot of work into...

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Our Philosophy coaching philosophy Mar 07, 2020

By Marc Sophoulis

Here at The Tennis Menu we aim to deliver coaches, parents & athletes with access to a collection of drills, activities and pathways to follow to develop the skills,...

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Coaches Don’t Make Players coaching philosophy Feb 10, 2020

By Marc Sophoulis

History has shown us that a coach will coach hundreds of players in their coaching lives. A small percentage of these players achieve greatness and the others move onto...

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Breaking Down the Ability to Understand...The Person coaching philosophy Jan 09, 2020

By Marc Sophoulis

Each individual that crosses your path is different. No two people are the same. Even identical twins possess different character, habits, abilities etc. The biggest mistake...

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Breaking down the ability to understand...The Athlete coaching philosophy Jan 02, 2020

By Marc Sophoulis

The definition of an athlete (according to the dictionary) is:

“A person who is proficient in sports and other forms of physical exercise.”

When it comes to...

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Creating Consistent Coaching Foundations coaching philosophy Dec 01, 2019

By Marc Sophoulis

Coaching is a term which is used loosely in our society by people who feel the need to label themselves in a position of power. Being a coach is more than just standing in...

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So You've Decided to be a Coach... coaching philosophy Feb 27, 2019
By George Vogatzis
 
It is said that coaching is the universal language of change and learning. It is the ability to create environments, processes, behaviours and mindsets...
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The 2019 Rafa Serve technical analysis Jan 26, 2019

By George Vogiatzis

Having won 17 Grand Slam singles titles, 33 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles, 20 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments and the 2008 Olympic Gold Medal, it is easy to see...

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A Holistic View to Athlete Development coaching philosophy Oct 12, 2018

By Marc Sophoulis

DEVELOPING THE RIGHT TEAM FOR YOUR ATHLETE

When we talk about the development of a tennis athlete we tend to talk about what the best player is doing in terms of their...

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Balance Your Training to Balance Your Results Nov 29, 2017

By Marc Sophoulis

‘Skill Based Training’ together with ‘Game Based Training’

As a coach, I constantly hear the same words from many players at tournaments. “Why...

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Coaching the ‘New Generation’ Athlete coaching philosophy Oct 31, 2017

By Marc Sophoulis

As a coach, one of the hardest things to do in this day and age, is to keep our current generation of athletes engaged in our messages and have continual buy-in to our...

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