Alex Maksymov

Alex Maksymov


Alex Maksymov                         
Certifications: PTR Instructor

Alex is as committed to his chosen trade as anyone.  Somehow he uses 60 seconds of every minute he teaches to his student’s advantage.  The basis of Alex’s teaching is his belief in developing really solid fundamentals that hold up in any circumstance.  Often perceived as stern, Alex cares deeply that his student’s receive his very best effort every time they enter his classroom, and they love his intensity.

Year of certification: 2009                    
Years of experience: 13
Education: Kherson State Technical University, MS in Engineering and major in Sport Science and Physical Education at Department of Physical Education and Sport     

Playing Background/Highlights:
Juniors: National Ukraine Team Champion
Professional: 2008 USTA National Mixed Doubles Finalist

Teaching Style: Focus on technical, movement, and mental fundamentals
Teaching Philosophy: Don’t betray tennis and tennis will not betray you
Coaching Experience: Hitting partner – Luliana Fedak (WTA #65)

Person having the greatest impact on your tennis: Serhey Fhickiy
Person having the greatest influence on your teaching: Serhey Fhickiy
Favorite male player: Rodger Federer         
Favorite Female Player: Maria Sharapova
Best win: Yaroshenko (#363)            
Worst loss: Medvedov 6-0, 6-0

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