Tennis Mobility and Warm Up

Injuries have a massive impact when it comes to individualised sports. If you are involved in a team sport and you are injured, you can rely on team mates to cover for you and help you out during play. Not in tennis, you are all alone!  This is why you need to avoid injuries as much as possible. We have identified some key areas which will help protect you from serious injury and keep you on court. They will also make you a more robust and confident athlete. When it comes to tennis mobility and warm up, we like to… Continue reading

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Tennis Testing and Assessment

“What Gets Measured, Gets Managed” At tennis fitness we believe it is very important to assess an athlete and measure where they are at and then work out what level they need to be at. We firmly believe, if we put all our athletes through a movement analysis, whether that analysis is movement based, speed based, aerobic based and incorporate strength testing we will get a  clear picture of how an athlete works and where they are currently at. So if you know where they are currently at, we can actually program to where they want to be and track their… 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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3 Steps to Transform Your Tennis Strength & Conditioning

Where do you start when you want to transform your Tennis Strength and Conditioning? It is a challenge every tennis player faces. Knowing your starting point and having something to aim for will help. To gain a better understanding of a player’s Tennis Strength and Conditioning level, we ask them to perform specific tennis fitness test twice a year. These tennis-specific fitness tests have been developed to provide insight on a player’s strengths and weaknesses. Understanding weaknesses is vital to improve Strength and Conditioning levels, as they highlight the areas that need the most attention. This is a more effective approach than… Continue reading

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