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Where’s the game of women’s tennis going? coaching philosophy q&a slice of motivation Feb 18, 2021

By Marc Sophoulis with Shane Liyanage

In 1994, a woman by the name of Venus Williams changed the game of women’s tennis. At the ripe old age of 14 she entered the professional ranks of the...

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Has your coaching vision changed over your career? q&a Sep 01, 2020

By Marc Sophoulis

So this week's question is "has my vision, my motivation changed in my coaching career and my coaching journey?"

Absolutely. You know, there's no doubt when I first started...

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What are the biggest mistakes you've made as a coach? q&a Aug 17, 2020

Thanks Mario for your question around the biggest mistakes I've made as a coach. I feel like I've made a lot and probably that's why I've gotten to the place in my coaching that I'm at. I feel like...

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What should I be doing in the lead up to a match? q&a Aug 10, 2020

One of the common conversations I have with my athletes is around the lead up to their match, so here I'm going to talk specifically about the lead up to the match on the day of the match. 

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What are some ways I can improve my tennis from home? q&a Aug 03, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic that the world has been going through, a lot of opportunity has arisen for players to be able to learn at home by doing certain things to keep themselves active and...

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What have you learnt from working with the Bryan Brothers? q&a Jul 27, 2020

I've been fortunate enough to spend a bit of time with the greatest doubles team of all time, Bob and Mike Bryan (The Bryan Brothers). They're just a remarkable doubles team who have rewritten all...

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What can I do to increase my training effectiveness? q&a Jul 20, 2020

Increasing the effectiveness of training is a really important topic to talk about because with any athlete, we need to make sure that we are focusing on our goals and our long-term plan. So with...

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