Originally Posted by FrisbeeFool
I think he meant massaging. It sounds vaguely mystical, and that's why I believe mtm isn't the right approach for everyone. Although that kind of language might help some people, others need a more straight forward breakdown of what is going on in the stroke.
I think massaging is supposed to be emphasizing feeling the ball and not slapping or swatting at it.
I agree with your comments though.