Filipe Toledo’s Secret Weapon May Be To Roll Deep
All about the fam.
When it’s knee to shoulder high and Filipe Toledo is on, he’s near-impossible to beat (think: 2015 Quik Pro, Gold Coast finals day). Which may have something to do with what physiotherapist Mark Kozuki told Stab last year: “His body awareness is really, really high level. He’s just naturally wired. Super, ultra co-ordinated. He has the ability to learn a new task or co-ordination in seconds. It’d take a normal human much longer to learn a new movement or to control their body in the same fashion.” Which covers the physical part. But, where does he get that focus, that electric ability to relax himself and go big when he needs to? Perhaps it’s the grounded home life he’s come from, and the future he’s creating for himself on that front in the form of a baby with his girlfriend. The WSL’s media house explores further above… also featuring competitive highlights worth watching the clip for alone.
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