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Welcome to the Prodigy Maker Show Episode 71, where we dive deep into the world of Spanish Tennis and the extraordinary journey of Carlos Alcaraz. In this captivating interview with Chris Lewit, featured on NPR, we explore the secrets behind Spain’s tennis success and the rise of this young sensation.

In this episode, Chris reveals the intriguing history of Spanish Tennis, shedding light on why this small country has dominated the tennis world. Discover the unique training methods that have shaped countless champions and find out how Alcaraz emerged as a star player, with his developmental team playing a crucial role.

Join us as we explore whether Alcaraz’s skills shine brighter on hard courts or clay courts. Chris also highlights the evolution of Spanish tennis development and shares insights into the changing landscape of tennis academies in Spain.

Don’t miss out on this comprehensive interview that unravels the captivating story of Carlos Alcaraz and offers valuable insights into the renowned Spanish Tennis phenomenon. It’s time to say “Vamos!” and embark on a journey through the rich tapestry of Spanish tennis excellence.

Who is Chris Lewit? 

Chris Lewit is a former number one for Cornell and pro-circuit player. He is a high-performance coach, educator, and the author of two best-selling books:

  • The Secrets of Spanish Tennis
  • The Tennis Technique Bible

He has coached numerous top 10 nationally-ranked players and is known for his expertise in building the foundations of young prodigies. Chris is currently working towards an advanced degree in Kinesiology/Exercise Science with a focus on Biomechanics. Chris coaches in NYC and year-round at his high-performance tennis academy in Manchester, Vermont, where players can live and train the Spanish Way full-time or short-term.