Philippe Matta


Philippe, Lebanese on his mother's side and Brazilian on his father's side, is married with two daughters and one son, and is Chairman of Mabco Trading and Contracting Company in Lebanon as well as General Manager of Rigotherm Pipes and Fittings Industry in Lebanon and Brazil.  He has been a tennis Coach since 2007. He graduated in Business Administration at the American University of Beirut and received his PSPA at the Universidade Federal do Paraná in Brazil.

Philippe was a soccer player in school and later in the Sagesse Club of Beirut, a car rally driver in ATCL of Kaslik-Lebanon and a Karate Shotokan black belt at the Centrale Club of Jounieh-Lebanon. He started tennis at the age of 14 and played many tournaments in both Brazil and Lebanon. He still plays tennis daily. He worked as a tennis teacher at the Paraná Sports Club of Curitiba-Southern Brazil and later as a private coach in Curitiba and Imperatriz-Northern Brazil before returning to Lebanon.

Philippe is currently working in Lebanon and teaching players of various ages.

A serious student of the game, Philippe has earned several tennis credentials:

- World Mastery diploma with Toni Nadal

- MTMCA Italia Tennis Teaching Professional

- CSEN - MILANO Tennis Coach

- GPTCA B-Level International coach

- Mental Coaching diploma (mental aspects of tennis) from the Scuola Superiore Psicologia Dello Sport of Rome

- MTMCA Level 3 professional tennis coach

- Conducted USTA 10 & under courses (PTR and USTA) online

- Holder of human nutrition and psychology diplomas in addition to many courses in P.E. (Prime Cursos and Iped in Brazil) and also did two online courses in psychology of sports

Regarding MTM Philippe says, "It is by far the best encyclopedia of tennis, teaching how to "cure" young nervous players and how to motivate gamers for better results!.  I bought MTM's dvds and book in 2010 and Mr Oscar's techniques helped me a lot. I have been teaching MTM 's game of simplicity ('find it, feel it and finish it’) for better tennis with no anxiety and more control. Since teaching according to MTM's training principles I am hearing “Congratulations, Coach!" from all my students in tournaments and also from young players training with me both daily and weekly."




Philippe Matta

MTM Tennis Professional

Beirut, Lebanon
Curitiba, Brazil


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