Apr 20 • 19M

David Sammell - An ATP Coach in Banja Luka

I talk to UK Tennis Coach David Sammell and find out about tournament life, how a coach motivates and supports his player and the importance of mind-set.

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David Pejčinović-Bailey MBE
Welcome to "An Englishman in the Balkans" podcast, hosted by David Pejčinović-Bailey. In this podcast, you'll get a unique look at life in Bosnia and Herzegovina through the eyes of an immigrant. Each episode, David shares his experiences living in this often misunderstood country, and introduces you to some of the interesting people he's met along the way. From exploring the rich culture and history, to discussing the challenges and joys of immigrating to a new country, this podcast offers a thoughtful and engaging look at life in the Balkans.
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Chatting with ATP Coach David Sammell

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In this episode I’m sat in the reception area of the Marriott hotel in downtown Banja Luka.


Because at the moment the first ATP 250 Tennis Tournament is under way in Banja Luka.

This tournament is also called the Srpska Open, as Banja Luka is in the entity of Republika Srpska.

I have managed to get to talk to David Sammell the coach of British player Liam Broady.

I find out about tournament life, how a coach motivates and supports his player, the importance of mind-set and much more.

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