Originally Posted by tennisfan69
Why do we call any thing "Modern Stroke". Is "Current Stroke" or "Current technique" more apt. because modern is a time dependent term and time changes and techniques changes. you cannot teach someone a techniques that will be played 10 years from now. because then they cannot play today's game with future technique. So what ever is played TODAY is always Modern.
just wondering what this modern stands for?
If you don't like the term, don't use it. I also call them tournament strokes if that
suits you better, because they have been used thru the years by most of the
best tournament players.
Modern is the name of one of the 1st instructional methods to teach tournament
strokes. Before Modern Instruction was developed, most taught a flawed classic