Q. Why did you choose to integrate self-help elements with your personal story in this book?
It was the result of a lot of questions—parents and players would often ask about training; coaches would ask what they should teach. My co-author, Priya (Kumar), has a lot of experience with writing self-help books, so she could actually break it down into points, which made the book relevant for everyone.
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