Tennis is FEEL, not THINKING!

Our teachings, Modern Tennis Methodology, MTM for short, are totally natural, efficient, and non intrusive. After all, it is you, the being, the spirit, who plays tennis, not the mind (read THINKING) with a bunch of ideas that complicate the process and your performance in the game. The hands and the feel of the ball are all you need to …

Roger Federer back on track for 2017!

Roger is back on track for his comeback in 2017. Two things will be the clue to his success, provided he regains his speed of foot: FIRST, his extreme technical simplicity, which most observers call his incredible fluidity. SECOND, his forehand open stance, which was compromised by an unfortunate one year stint, an intense training scenario from a very known …

The simplicity of High Performance Tennis

There is an intimate relationship between simplicity and the quality of your game. Actually, by actual survey, the top pros get to that stage by eliminating as many complications as possible from their game. This process, for them, becomes so extreme that they favor coaches that make them FEEL they are playing a simpler and easier game, and they reject …

Tennis is much easier than you think

For most people, tennis being easy is a difficult concept to agree with. So let me ask you a few questions: Do you like applying your own physical makeup, slow, fast, strong or delicate, easily when you play? Or do you adjust to strict ideas as to how to perform (i.e. conventional)? Do you like ease and naturalness on your …

Tennis, conventional vs. modern, the verdict is out!

Conventional tennis coaching is grounded on the premise that you must think about your feet. In contrast, Modern Tennis Methodology frees you to move in a totally natural, instinctive way. Tennis is, as you may have noticed, a game of emergencies: you are compelled to run to get to the ball! What would be the easiest way to move around? As …

Modern Tennis Reality, Really?

It’s about time to drop age-old misconceptions about this wonderful sport. Tennis learning and therefore coaching is much easier than most experts assert. It’s been made difficult, complex, complicated. Modern Tennis Methodology is simple and based on hand-eye coordination, leaving the feet free to move as naturally as possible. MTM is not footwork stance dependent. It only helps you recover …

The Williams sisters, a relic or a herald of new times?

Richard Williams had a dream: two new daughters, build two champions in every sense of the word! He started them in Compton, the inner city in Los Angeles, in the midst of drugs and gangs wars. He had to dodge the bullets. Sometimes he and his two little daughters had to lay low on the tennis courts floor. But he …

Reflections on Roger Federer’s strengths

Roger Federer unleashes an exemplary Power of Self! People wonder what drives a champion’s game. Is it his body, is it his mind, is it his technique, or the spirit within? Or is it the sum of all of the above? As tempted as I am to chose the last answer, an easy cop-out so used in modern times, it doesn’t describe the …

Tennis and the spirit within

Humans have an inborn desire to know themselves. Sports have become not only a discharger of accumulated energy but also a vehicle to show one’s mastery over a simple task, in most cases, of controlling and placing a ball, and a tool to learn controlling one’s body as well. Whether baseball, basketball, tennis, football, soccer, golf, cricket, squash, badminton, handball, …