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Damir Popadic
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Two -Handed Backhand is Superior to One Handed Backhand

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Prapong Dec 30, 2010. 23 Replies

A lot of discussion is going on about which backhand is better:one handed or two handed? So far I have never read someone stating that one or the other one is better;they always state disadvantages…Continue

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I am a:
Teaching Pro or Coach
Random things about me (hobbies, occupation, tennis history, favorite band, etc.):
I used to be very good tennis player, and now I am excellent tennis coach.
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My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
Pretty damn good
On the court, I am a:
rightie, singles player
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Once in the Lifetime Chance

Posted on October 24, 2009 at 3:30am 0 Comments

As you can see I have had tremendous drive to succeed as a player and as a tennis coach as well.I still have otherwise I would not educate myself on daily basis.

During the time period I was with that player under 14 whom I brought from number 10 to number one in less than one year I realized that if I want to bring somebody to professional tennis I have to start to teach him/her from very beginning.Why is that? By coaching that player I saw that is almost impossible or impossible to… Continue

Me as a Tennis Coach

Posted on October 22, 2009 at 1:30am 0 Comments

Me as a Tennis Coach

From “Me as a Tennis Player” is obvious that I had tremendous drive to succeed - to become the best that I can be, but unfortunately this was not possible because I did all by myself without being coached by anyone, not to mention quality tennis coach.

In my coaching career has been a little bit better situation.My playing career ended with graduation at WSU.After, that I started to teach recreational players in one tennis club in Germany.As a tennis teacher… Continue

Me as a Tennis Player

Posted on October 17, 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments

I come from sport family.Both parents competed in sports (swimming, table tennis).As a young boy, I started to train swimming in a swimming club.One time I did not swim required time, and they let me go.This was the end of my swimming career, and the beginning of my tennis career.I started to play tennis rather late (12 year old).First year I was in the tennis school , but after that I was on my own.At the time, there were not good tennis teachers because tennis knowledge was very limited.Good… Continue

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