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  • Writer's pictureKen Jee

How Federer's Parents Unique Approach Shaped his Tennis Career (Part 4) | Anatomy of Excellence

This is part 4 of the 4 part podcast series studying the keys to Roger Federer’s success on the tennis court. In this episode we explore Roger Federer's unique upbringing, the approach that his parents used in cultivating his skill, and the luck factors that made his career.

0:00 Intro

2:15 Natural Ability

9:51 Parental Approach

30:37 Outside Factors

38:10 ADHD

41:47 Pitfalls of Success

51:14 Recap


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