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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,…

Tennis is Easy. Here is the proof!

Have you ever realized how easy tennis can be? Watch this FREE short video/videos, and you’ll be convinced tennis is one of the easiest sports to learn: http://coachtube.com/course/33040/tennis-for-beginners or watch, also for free, the ESPN International Play Like the Pros tips: http://coachtube.com/course/69186/oscar-wegners-espn-international-tips and more, a special for coaches and kids, also free: http://coachtube.com/course/32742/coaches-beware-tennis-is-easy-if-you-teach-it-this-way   With…

Evolution in Tennis Instruction

In the history of tennis instruction, researched by John Carpenter, 2 champion brothers from England, R.F. Doherty and his younger sibling, 1897 Wimbledon Champion H.L. Doherty, described in a 1903 book how they played, recommending the open stance. In 1904, a self-appointed “expert”, an attorney by the name P.A. Vaile, wrote a book called “Modern…

NEW TENNIS

By Oscar Wegner, tennisteacher.com Tennis has changed and is bound to change even further. I was the leader of these changes in Barcelona (1973), Florianopolis (1980s), Moscow (1989), Belgrade (1991), South America (ESPN Latin America, 1990s), Beijing (1999) and more. The USA was exposed to these techniques in the early 1990s (Prime Network, now Fox Sports) but…

ONCE A DAY TENNIS TIPS

Yank Across A tennis groundstroke has been thought, for a long time, to be a linear strike. Today’s modern players yank the ball across it’s line of flight. The windshield-wiper provides the topspin needed to make the ball drop sharply, the yanking gives the ball great speed without abandoning control. The failure to recognize this…