“I realized that I had the vocation of internal drive to be a coach,” says Claudio Pistolesi about the moment he decided to leave his life as a player and become a high-performance coach and pass on his knowledge to a series of figures he has had the discipline.
A new episode is out, number 15 of season 1 of “The Tennis Talk – Coaches Voices”, and this week we had the privilege of speaking with renowned Italian coach Claudio Pistolesi.
One of the creators of the ATP Coaches Committee explained that a back injury at the age of 27 forced him to leave his life as a tennis player and focus on coaching: “Even though I continued to be a player for a few more years. I used my experiences to understand the different aspects of the game and see how to improve and get the message across to young people.”
The former number 71 in the world also discussed the key principles in coaching with Fernando Segal, CEO of the Segal Institute. “Communication is key. The message you send to the player has to be very clear. The innovation and revolution of coaching is necessary to create a model”, he referred.
Find out everything Claudio Pistolesi told us in this new episode that is available for free on the Tennis ONE App, where you can also enjoy our past installments with other tennis personalities.