MY TEACHING METHOD
THE COMMON THREAD METHODOLGY
The CTM is a teaching method based on focusing primarily on the fundamentals of the game. Mastering the basic fundamentals is at the core of the Common Threads Methodology. The CTM points out the common fundamentals or “threads” used by the best players in the world. The CTM does not focus on the form or style of the best players in the world, but rather on the common fundamentals of each stroke performed by the best players in the world. Unlocking students full potentials would be impossible without the proper basic fundamentals. Too often players are incapable of reaching a higher level of play not because of their lack of talent or athleticism but more because of fundamental flaws. Not acquiring and understanding the basic fundamentals will put students at a significant disadvantage to become an advanced tennis player. Those basic fundamentals are the blue prints to each and everyone of every student’s own perfect swing. Using the CTM will accelerate the learning process for players of every levels at a much faster rate because it teaches tennis the natural way. The CTM teaches students an advance foundation platform that will never have to be undone.
If you accept, understand and duplicate these basic Common Threads, you will never need to change them as your tennis game grows. There is a very good reason why all Professionals use the same basic fundamentals to hit a ball: because they figured out the easiest way to do it so if it’s good enough for them it’s good enough for you!
The Proactive Doubles Strategy Method.
The PDSM is a teaching method built on the three pillars of doubles play; anticipation, court positioning and shot selection.
Anticipating your opponents’ every shots while focusing on your court positioning and choosing the highest percentage shot selection is the blue print to master doubles play at any level.
The PDSM will show you which shots your opponents are most likely to hit, where you should position yourself and which shot to hit in a variety of situations. You will learn how to read the many clues that will reveal which shot your opponent intends to hit. Successful anticipation of the shots you are about to receive will help you position yourself in the most advantageous way to help your hit the highest percentage shot, making you a smarter and better doubles player.
If you accept and understand this methodology you will never need to change it as your tennis game grows.
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