About Martin Koban


Martin KobanI’m Martin Koban and I’ve been helping people with tendonitis since 2011.

Everything you’ll find on MartinKoban.com is:

  • Based on academic research
  • Written by someone who actually had tendonitis
  • Supported by the experience of expert tendonitis clinicians

Read the website to learn more about the quality of my work.


2012 Graduated from the Technical University of Dresden with a degree in Linguistics.
2013 Published Beating Patellar Tendonitis (200+ five star reviews on Amazon).
2013 Worked with the German National Team Volleyball
2014 Published evidence-based course on knee pain rehab through exercise, Total Knee Health (Example reviews: [1], [2], [3], [4], and [5])
2015 Worked with professional basketball player Boštjan Nachbar, who felt “95% better” the following season.
2016 Consulted kite-surfing legend Dimitri Maramenides and then put my public work on hold after I became a father.
2017 – 2018 In-depth research on patellar tendinopathy: worked through over 700 studies to update my knowledge.
2019 Published Tough Tendons, a comprehensive course about getting rid of patellar tendonitis and building strong knees for life (Medically reviewed here and here).