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 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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