Schlagwort-Archive: Tomaz Mencinger

The Myth of the correct technique

Tomaz MencingerTomaz Mencinger, a colleague working as a tennis coach in slovenia, has very often interesting posts on his webside This time he wrote a nice article about „the myth of the correct technique“ and connected his thoughts with videos of Roger Federers forehand and more. Exciting the quote of Rafa Nadal:

„From the moment the ball is in motion, The Myth of the correct technique weiterlesen

The psychological consequences of explicit learning

In our view, for successful competitors it makes a difference, if we work in practice with explicit technical instructions or whether we „develop“ a suitable technique with the player on implicit tasks!

So far we have drawn attention to the benefits of individual and creative problem solving and the sustainability of a player on implicit technology development.

In our view, there is a more significant difference, which speaks for the implicit method. In the explicit teaching methodology the player learns the technique of a stroke from the perspective of the coach (and out of textbooks), which is connected to certain predetermined sequences (backswing, impact movement, movement to the ball, ….). Surely, there are more open and closer interpretations by explicitly working coaches. The psychological consequences of explicit learning weiterlesen