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John Carpenter
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  • Glen Carbon, IL
  • United States
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John Carpenter and Tennis Chick with Balls (Amy) are now friends
Jan 29, 2010
John Carpenter and Jim Darstein are now friends
Aug 17, 2009
John Carpenter and andy Rice are now friends
Aug 11, 2009
John Carpenter posted a discussion

Real History of USA Tennis Research

I'm doing research for an internet published article titled, "Real History of USA Tennis Instruction: Who taught What and When." It's a timeline showing how tennis was taught featuring quotes from many of tennis' most famous teachers directly using their own words in the year they taught.It's at www.moderntenniscoaches.com in the MTM Library. I also deal with the Spartak Tennis Academy phenomenon that has set the tennis teaching world into a…See More
Jul 21, 2009
John Carpenter and Mark / The Mayor are now friends
Jun 19, 2009
Gerald Russell and John Carpenter are now friends
Jun 15, 2009
Denise Jordan left a comment for John Carpenter
"Excting news. Oscar is one of those legends in the tennis industry. I will spend some time on the site to get a feel for what is happening. I will be in touch. Hope you're having a good Memorial Day holiday. Did you see any of the French Open…"
May 25, 2009
John Carpenter left a comment for Denise Jordan
"Hi Denise, Did you know Oscar has started a coaching academy that is going public June 1st (next week). You should join us. $50 gets you a free yearly membership to www.hi-techtennis.com which is $15 a month by itself. We have a lot of great…"
May 24, 2009
John Carpenter and Brian "Sparky" Farrell are now friends
May 23, 2009
John Escher left a comment for John Carpenter
"Exciting. Thanks."
May 22, 2009
John Carpenter left a comment for John Escher
"Hi John, When Oscar published that tip, my forehand improved so I could hit with anyone. I teach as if we have a glass wall in front of us. The key is to pull the hand, not snap the wrist, up and across along the glass plate in front of us. As…"
May 22, 2009
John Escher left a comment for John Carpenter
"Yes, I got the materials. Thanks so much. Will work on the idea of my head going to the right as my arm pulls to the left when I work on my fedeforis later today."
May 22, 2009
John Escher left a comment for John Carpenter
"Hmm. Haven't mastered this technology yet. I don't want to always leave a blank screen."
May 21, 2009
John Escher left a comment for John Carpenter
"Yes, John, send me that stuff, please. That would be wonderful! What is it that Roger then does when he is really going for one? Bottle (my alter ego) doesn't always distinguish himself in the forum at TennisPlayer but he always tries, having…"
May 21, 2009
John Carpenter is now friends with Protrainer Tennis, charles bert bozeman, Oscar Wegner and Dean Wright
May 21, 2009
John Carpenter commented on John Escher's blog post 'Paralysis by Analysis'
"Hi John, Good to run into you again. Lot's happening in the world of coaching as you'll soon find out. By the way, Federer is hitting with a straight elbow hitting arm structure. I can send you some great info written by Jeff Counts, one…"
May 21, 2009

Profile Information

I am a:
Teaching Pro/ Coach
Random things about me (hobbies, occupation, tennis history, favorite band, etc.):
MTM Master Pro/Tester, PTR Pro, teaching 25 years, first twenty was an unknown coach before I realized Oscar Wegner was a genius and no one does it better than he. Now I get anyone to play like the pros sooner rather than later.
Favorite pro tennis player(s):
John McEnroe, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
NTRP 5.5, If tennis is on TV - I am watching.
Relationship status:
Single
Favorite website:
http://www.ez-tennis.com

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At 8:21pm on August 3, 2009, Dean Wright said…
When are the wb pages a fin a tennis coach.co gonna be ready?
At 9:52pm on June 19, 2009, Mark / The Mayor said…
Have you ever had a student's parents cross the line, or act inapropriately? How do you deal with a tennis mom or dad that is tooooo demanding of their child? Please share your experience on this topic and other in the Teaching Pros & Tennis Coaches group here in Tennisopolis. I would like for all pros and coaches that are members to join this group to connect with other pros and share your insights. Please click here to check it out and join.
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At 2:29pm on May 25, 2009, Denise Jordan said…
Excting news. Oscar is one of those legends in the tennis industry. I will spend some time on the site to get a feel for what is happening. I will be in touch. Hope you're having a good Memorial Day holiday. Did you see any of the French Open today?
At 10:29am on May 22, 2009, John Escher said…
Exciting. Thanks.
At 9:52am on May 22, 2009, John Escher said…
Yes, I got the materials. Thanks so much. Will work on the idea of my
head going to the right as my arm pulls to the left when I work on my fedeforis later today.
At 9:16pm on May 21, 2009, John Escher said…
Hmm. Haven't mastered this technology yet. I don't want to always leave a blank screen.
At 9:12pm on May 21, 2009, John Escher said…
Yes, John, send me that stuff, please. That would be wonderful! What is it that Roger then does when he is really going for one? Bottle (my alter ego) doesn't always distinguish himself in the forum at TennisPlayer but he always tries, having authorized himself to make mistakes for the sake of self-education AND HAVING WON THAT BATTLE DESPITE INITIAL AND NOW
MORE OCCASIONAL RESISTANCE.
At 8:42pm on May 20, 2009, Dean Wright said…
I hear that the greatest person in the world is having a birthday today!!! Isn't it amazing, his birthday is the same day as yours!!! LOL Happy Birthday John.
At 9:22pm on April 27, 2009, Martín Garnica said…
Yes, I want a copy John. My email is garnicamartin@hotmail.com
I want to know what is the point of view for the wardlaw basics by Oscar.
At 9:13am on April 11, 2009, Mark / The Mayor said…
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