Traveling with the tennis players that I coach all year long, I have quite a bit of time to read. And since I’m obsessed with how to improve performances in all areas, I got a list for you of 10 Books that could help you for different reasons. So, READ THIS… 1: …if you want […]
Workshop with Lioudmila Skavronskaia & Benoit Foucher 9 Feb 2020, Meythet (near Annecy, France) Goals: Stop making matches where you don’t perform well and “not feeling anything!” Play as well in matches as in training (yes, it’s possible!) Know what to focus on, for YOU, and ending the match knowing you did the best you
Introduction Tennis competition oftentimes bring strong emotions, sometimes positives ones, often challenging ones. Maybe you, too have had the desire to break your racket, have yelled like a mad man, or kept blaming everything and everyone around (the guy is so lucky/ you don’t feel anything). Maybe you became too agressive (and made many mistakes),
A workshop with Lioudmila Skavronskaia & Benoit Foucher 21-22 Oct 2019 at Sévrier, France (near Annecy) I can honestly say I’ve put more than 25 years of my own struggles, researches, certifications, and most important training, mine and those I’ve coached, into what you can learn in these 2 days. I don’t promise that at
This article is meant to be read by a tennis player who has big ambition. Adapt what is said to your situation: the principles are the same. “He’s different.” “He plays as if he doesn’t care sometimes.”“He makes a drop shot, and then he stops moving, as if he’s going to have a coffee!” This kind
Following is an extract of my first book, Ta Reelle Victoire. Knowing your values is a very important step for knowing yourself and what’s important for you (this, in fact, is the definition of a value). If you are interested in reading the book, follow this link. First Step: Harmony with your core values: What
You Don’t Need Confidence Confidence is not important for performance, it’s overrated. It doesn’t help. Actually, we need to fight Confidence, Confidence is as bad if not more than strength training, relaxation and visualisation all together! Do I get your attention here? Ok, we’re still in the week of April fool so here we go!
(here above is the lessons in video. Below in writing, more detailed.) October 1991: I’m 14 years old, and it seems like finally I can be free. I’ve made a big decision and my coach has agreed to do it: I’m changing my backhand, from 2 hands to 1 hand!, big deal for me. Why?
This interview was originally posted on BenoitFoucher.com on Sept 2015. Worth re-reading. Today I have the big pleasure and honor to introduce to you an interview full of clarity and enthusiasm, with Stephane Robert. About Stephane Robert Stephane is a top tennis player in the world. His best ranking has been 62 ATP and he’s been more than 10 years among the best
Why Setting Up Real Victories You have goals in your sport, like getting a specific ranking in tennis, doing a marathon under a certain time, or finishing your first 100K trail. You may have personal skills you aim to develop in order to reach those goals, like Confidence to finish the points at the net,
Warning: breathing is a big deal. Which means if you are not careful, you might pay the consequences. Therefore, I share what I’ve learned here with you, at the same time I’m not responsible for you. You are. SO, be smart, and if what I suggest is not appropriate for you, don’t do it. Or
In the first episode of the upcoming Sportsmen’s Journey Podcast, I explain my definition of Champion: someone who not only dedicates his life for peak performance, and also to inspire, to represent values such as ethic, generosity. All in all to inspire others to be their best. One of the best persons I believe illustrates