How to Train for Tennis Power – Part 2

Let’s recap on Train for Tennis Power Part 1. We have found the most successful ways to train athletes, is to implement EFFECTIVE PROGRESSIONS. With every program we design, we ask the all-important questions; “Why are we doing this exercise and what are we trying to achieve” In Train for Tennis Power Part 1, we talked about the common problems we have found players doing when training for tennis power. Now we are going to give you a solution for these problems. (If you didn’t read Train for Tennis Power Part 1 Click Here) To get it right you need to… Continue reading

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How to Train for Tennis Power – Part 1

At Tennis Fitness, we have found the most successful ways to train athletes for tennis power, is to implement EFFECTIVE PROGRESSIONS. With every program we design, we ask the all-important questions; “Why are we doing this tennis exercise and what are we trying to achieve” Over the years we have seen so many players, not training correctly for power gains (force production) they are wasting their time and the programs aren’t working for them as they haven’t been able to progress their exercises, sets and repetitions effectively. Here are some common problems we have found; 1. Immediate Results – Players… Continue reading

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Mobility For Junior Tennis Players

The Value Of A Flexible And Mobile Athlete! Teaching young athletes how to prepare their bodies for performance is crucial for long term injury prevention and constant physical development. After performing 100s of junior tennis fitness assessments, postural screens and flexibility assessments we have found most young athletes are falling short with their flexibility and mobility ranges. Is this fault of their own? It can’t be, they just do what they are asked. There needs to be more focus on this from trainers, coaches and parents. What we are finding is that young players are exposed to more time on… Continue reading

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Check Out What The Tennis Pros Are Doing?

I have been guilty in the past of being up and down with my training and I’m a trainer! So I know how hard it can be. Staying disciplined and focused is tough, but it is what it takes for players to be tennis pros. 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… Continue reading

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Modern Day Tennis Strength Training

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You have probably heard us go on about how important is tennis strength training. 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 periodise 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 will… Continue reading

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