Coaching Secrets From the Founder of IMG

Nick Bollettieri, founder of the IMG Academy, shares his thoughts on providing the next generation with opportunities to reach their dreams.

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By David Meltzer • Jan 1, 2019 Originally published Jan 1, 2019

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Nick Bollettieri, who coached 10 tennis players who reached a No. 1 ranking, sits down with host David Meltzer to discuss the importance of coaching others to persevere through adversity. Nick shares his thoughts on founding the renowned IMG Academy, the characteristics that separate the world's greatest tennis competitors, and why understanding the idiosyncrasies of your mentees is so important.

The pair cover topics such as how to coach young athletes to deal with failure, Nick's desire to "save the Tennis Club" and providing the next generation with opportunities to reach their dreams.

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David Meltzer, co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and host of Entrepreneur's podcast, “The Playbook”, is a Top 100 Business Coach, global public speaker and three-time international best-selling author who has been honored by Variety as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

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