The Functional Tennis Podcast

Fabio Molle

Presented by Fabio Molle, The Functional Tennis Podcast is a downloadable audio show featuring weekly interviews with players, coaches, trainers and experts working at the highest level of tennis. read less

The Functional Tennis Podcast Trailer
Jan 10 2023
The Functional Tennis Podcast Trailer
Hi, I'm Fabio and I'm happy to announce new episodes of the Functional Tennis podcast with a slightly new format. I will continue to chat with the biggest hitters in tennis about the game but now I'll also be spotlighting how we all can get 1% better everyday!On the 17th of January, I'm serving you two episodes: An ASICS special recorded in Marbella where I talk to three top tennis players: Jasmine Paolini, Harriot Dart and Petra Marcinko. I'll also be releasing my interview with Michael Logarzo - Australian tennis coach - about the art of great coaching and how to motivate your players. Then on the 24th, I will be posting my conversation with private therapist and founder of the Tennis Tour Agency Matteo Tinelli about his exciting new business. I will be releasing new episodes every Tuesday and I'm really looking forward to the new year so we all can get 1% better everyday - together!Hope you enjoy itFabioHave you seen the Functional Tennis Saber?Check it out here and don't miss the video of Stan Wawrinka crushing the ballI’m happy to announce this podcast is sponsored by ASICS. ASICS is a Japanese company founded in 1949 with the purpose of giving more people the opportunity to experience how sport and movement can have a positive impact on mental wellbeing. ASICS is an acronym  "Anima Sano in Corpore Sano", a Latin phrase meaning Sound Mind, Sound body. Today, the brand is still dedicated to that founding belief of demonstrating the positive effect sport and movement can have on our mental wellbeing all over the word.To learn more about ASICS visit their website here: https://www.asics.com/nl/en-nl/sports/tennis/Find us on Social Media:Instagram: Instagram.com/FunctionalTennisYouTube: Functional Tennis PodcastTwitter: twitter.com/functennisWebsite: www.FunctionalTennis.com
Landing at the University of Memphis [Conor Gannon College Series 02] [Episode 165]
Sep 19 2022
Landing at the University of Memphis [Conor Gannon College Series 02] [Episode 165]
This week is the 2nd part of our mini-series with Irish Tennis player Conor Gannon. I plan to catch up with Conor every 4 to 5 weeks during his 2nd year (or sophomore year) at his new University.He spent his first year (aka freshman year) at the University of Tennessee, which at one stage where the No.1 ranked university.Conor felt he needed a change and transferred to the University of Memphis. The former university of the world's number 1 doubles player Joe Salisbury who we plan to have on the podcast later this year and our podcast friend Dave O’hare, who was Joe’s doubles partner back there where they had a successful College career. Dave is now the travel coach of Joe.I have general catchup with Conor where we discuss the changes, new teammates, his coach, finding his way around the campus, the facilities, his plans for the autumn, his 1st ever Davis Cup call-up for Ireland and after we finished the call we were still chatting and he brings up one of the dangers most parents fear in the US, I was still recording and Conor was happy to share his story but I was extremely shocked.I hope you enjoy the episodeFabioFind us on Social Media:Instagram: Instagram.com/FunctionalTennisPodcastYouTube: Functional Tennis PodcastTwitter: twitter.com/functennisWebsite: www.FunctionalTennis.comHave you seen the Functional Tennis Saber?Check it out here and don't miss the video of Stan Wawrinka crushing the ballFind us on Social Media:Instagram: Instagram.com/FunctionalTennisYouTube: Functional Tennis PodcastTwitter: twitter.com/functennisWebsite: www.FunctionalTennis.com
Freshman Lessons 01 New mini series with Conor Gannon [Ep.159]
Aug 8 2022
Freshman Lessons 01 New mini series with Conor Gannon [Ep.159]
This week is the start of a new mini-series for the next 10 months. It involves following the progress of Conor Gannon, who we had on the show earlier this year. Conor was on a tennis Scholarship at the University of Tennessee, where at one stage last season they were ranked number 1 in the US.  Conor had to fight it out for his place on his team. For one reason or another Conor decided he wanted to leave and move to a new university that would suit his game style better.I’ll be checking in with Conor every 2 to 4 weeks to see how his progress is going and to check in on his goals for the year.Today we chat about:Pressure to performBecoming a smarter playerAdvice for players/parents planning to go on a US Tennis scholarshipThe College Tennis transfer protocolWhy the University of MemphisThe goal moving forwardIf you enjoy this show please check out all our other episodes with US college players such as Stanfords Arthur Fery who was ranked number 1 NCAA player at the start of the year, and last week's guest Adam Walton who was a teammate of Conor as well as an All American and had an illustrious College tennis career and who has made a great start to his pro career. I also recommend you check out the episode with Peter Smith who was an extremely successful coach at USC.Hope you enjoy it,Fabio🔋 Podcast powered by Slinger - The world's most portable ball machineFind us on Social Media:Instagram: Instagram.com/FunctionalTennisPodcastYouTube: Functional Tennis PodcastTwitter: twitter.com/functennisWebsite: www.FunctionalTennis.comHave you seen the Functional Tennis Saber?Check it out here and don't miss the video of Stan Wawrinka crushing the ballFind us on Social Media:Instagram: Instagram.com/FunctionalTennisYouTube: Functional Tennis PodcastTwitter: twitter.com/functennisWebsite: www.FunctionalTennis.com