Many coaches start off as hitting partners – a natural place to understand and aid a player’s progress.
One man who’s recently made that transition: Sascha Bajin. Bajin has now begun coaching a very promising young player, Naomi Osaka. Based on what he learned working as a hitting partner with three players who’ve been ranked number one in the world – Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Victoria Azarenka – it was fascinating to hear Sascha’s insights into the art of coaching.
And make no mistake, it’s an art, not a science. Here’s Sascha’s conversation with Paul Annacone on this installment of “Coaching in the Bigs.”
New Year. New Season. New App!
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