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The game
of tennis is a coordinated chain of actions & movements 

First eyes

(ball recognition),

second feet


third mind

(shot selection),

and fourth hands



Joel Figueras Torras

Born in Barcelona on September 7, 1964, Joel has dedicated his entire life to the world of tennis.


After his time as a professional tennis player, he began his career as a coach of professional tennis players at the age of 25, becoming in a short time the Mexican Davis Cup team coach(World Group Qualifier Spain – Mexico, Marbella 1989, ).


Currently, and after a long career, he works as an independent consultant advising Tennis Schools, High Performance Academies and Federations of international prestige such as the USTA of the United States (2013-2015).


Father of three sons, Noah, Ian and Genis, Joel is a "natural-born-leader", charismatic, generous, and optimistic.


He transmits the love for sport to those around him with the right dose of passion and knowledge.

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