Tag Archives: Roger Federer

The Genius of Roger Federer

I have written about Roger Federer with regards to athleticism on several occasions (here and here). In a recent New York Times article, Federer’s fitness coach adds some insider insight into Federer’s genius:

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Roger Federer’s Athleticism: More to athleticism than power

During the Australian Open, a fan poll asked viewers to vote for the quickest player on tour between Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal, Gil Monfils and Novak Djokovic. I cannot explain the absence of Roger Federer, but Nadal captured over 50% … Continue reading

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Athleticism and Athletic Flaws

Originally published in Hard2Guard Player Development Newsletters, Volume 4. Stability, Sport and Performance Movement by Joanne Elphinston concludes with a couple important points: “Technical problems are not ‘personal style’ just because the athlete is a high flyer. The best performer is … Continue reading

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