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About Vital Tennis Edge

Rafael Vital Jr. has been playing and coaching tennis in the San Antonio area for over 30 years. He has helped students get tennis scholarships to junior colleges and a major university. Rafael is certified in PTR (Professional Tennis Registry) and Cardio-Tennis. As a Certified Tennis Official, he's officiated matches featuring Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe.

Here are some of Rafael's comments about his work:

  • You can play tennis proficiently for maximum enjoyment, fun, and exercise by knowing how to play tennis to the very best of your ability.

  • Winning is not luck. It's knowing how to play! And, I will teach you how to gain a definite edge over your competition.

  • Focus revolves around building strong tennis fundamentals that will hold up under any pressure situation. Focus also revolves around building or strengthening the mental game which is so important at the highest levels of competition.

  • I will teach you solid tennis fundamentals using simple, natural, fun and very effective methods.

  • I will also teach you how to strengthen your mental game so that you can win under any kind of pressure situation.

  • I take great pride and satisfaction out of seeing my students - young or old - enjoy the game of tennis and play very competitively.

Testimonial for Rafael Vital Jr.

"I am writing this letter in reference to Rafael Vital Jr. Rafael has taught tennis lessons for NEISD Community Education for a number of years. I have been aware of his work since the fall of 2000. He currently teaches Tennis Anyone for adult beginners, Tennis Intermediate for adults wishing to improve their techniques, Beginners Tennis for children ages 6-12 and Intermediate Tennis for youth 10-14. Rafael is skilled in working with any group and can individualize lessons to meet each person's special needs.

Rafael possesses a solid foundation in subject matter, has strong instructional skills and keeps up to date with teaching practices. He is positive in interactions and is a good communicator. He assumes responsibilities, is punctual, and dependable. He always goes the extra mile to accommodate his students
Randa H.


Regular Lessons

Begin gaining full enjoyment from playing this wonderful sport.

Email him at
Call him at: 210-394-9889 or 210-646-6437

Rafael holds Cardio-Tennis classes at the McFarland Tennis Center in San Antonio.

Private/Group Sessions

For group or private tennis lessons, Rafael can come to your preferred tennis court or teach you at:

McFarland Tennis Center
1503 San Pedro Ave.
San Antonio, TX. 78212

Online Form
Interested in Vital Tennis Edge? Fill out our easy online form here to contact Rafael directly with questions, comments, or concerns! Alternatively, you can find phone numbers and a mailing address above.