A video of a coach slapping and shaking his athlete went viral yesterday, prompting the competitor to explains .
Martyna Trajdos, a German athlete, was shown on video receiving two slaps and a good shake before competing.
Trajdos, on the other hand, explained the ritual on Instagram: Don’t be concerned, people! That is the routine I choose to perform before a fight. My coach is simply doing what I ask of him to energise me!
“I wish I could have made a different headline today,” she continued.