Tennis Guru, Louis Borfiga Shares What Makes “A Good Coach?”

Written by: Louis Borfiga

Louis Borfiga has been Tennis Canada’s Vice President of High Performance & Athlete Development for more than 14 years. Before that he was at the French Tennis Federation and worked with players such as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gael Monfils, Gilles Simon, Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut during their formative years.

A Good Coach? Many are asking this question, each with their own opinion, their own truth. In reality, it is difficult to answer with certainty, as the evaluation method can vary from one person to another. However, when you think about it, when you look at the references in the field of coaching in various sports, there are certain common and fundamental elements that I will describe to you here…

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