Check Out What The Pro’s Are Doing?

I have been guilty in the past of being up and down with my training and Im a trainer! So I know how hard it can be. Staying disciplined and focused is tough, but it is what it takes. What is important is to keep changing what you do, progressing your programming, continually challenging yourself. This not only adds variety, but it is needed to allow your body to continually adapt and improve. When done correctly it adds serious physical progress, who doesn’t want that! I’ve admitted I’ve been slack a few times with my training, I’m human, I really… Continue reading

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Modern Day Strength Tennis Exercises

You have probably heard us go on about how important we feel strength training is, if you haven’t, well we consider it to be the building block for all other training modalities. It’s the foundation for physical development! That’s why we are so excited to be able to share with you our new approach to how we program our tennis players for strength gains. We have developed a system and structure that progresses and periodises our strength programs, it is practical, effective and tennis specific. If you are one of the players who goes to gym and does “Whatever” you… Continue reading

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Tennis Periodised Plan

Can you imagine something as silly as doing the same thing all the time and expecting the result to be different! Silly silly silly….. I have found myself doing this in the past with my training, strapped for time I would go to what I’d always done, what I was comfortable doing, did it work? Yeah sort of, could have I done better? Heck yeah! I’ve long regarded having a “Periodised Tennis Training Plan” just as important as the actual tennis exercises within the plan. Here is some information on why I think that way. Our bodies have extremely complexed… Continue reading

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Specific Tennis Exercises for the Dirt

The best way to prepare for any surface is to do tennis training on it as much as possible. This is the law of adaptation and it especially applies for clay court tennis. On this surface, you need to learn how to slide into shots, recover after hitting and stay balanced. When you are born in a country where the main surface you train and compete on is clay, it just become natural to move efficiently, you don’t even realise it happens. You are able to start sliding when you build up that confidence. The other requirements are good balance,… Continue reading

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