Tag: tennis players

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 an easy sport to learn!

The ideal kinetic chain for tennis for a human body is rotational, not linear as commonly taught. Simple changes of motion and direction transform into force. Bruce Lee found that out for Martial Arts. Oscar Wegner did that for tennis. Open stance and topspin are becoming the major basics of the modern game. Furthermore, ideal footwork…

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…

The Best of Times     This may be one of the best times to review Modern Tennis Methodology: topspin, open stance, tracking the ball in front, and much more. The Australian Open showcases the players who have moved onto these techniques and dropped most of the classical tennis methodology. Open your eyes to these revolutionary…

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Play Like the Pros     What is wrong with the idea, on the forehand, of turning the body and the feet sideways, taking the racquet back early, stepping into the shot, and following the line of the ball? Simply, everything. The reason why the modern forehand is naturally open-stance is two-fold:  1) the open stance keeps the…

The Riddle      Misconceptions, false data, even minuscule at times, affect both focus and mechanics, leading to a riddle seemingly profound. Top pros have found operating ways that they trust by instinct. In general, they are so simple that they defy the norm. The problem is that what seems so easy from the player’s…