TENNIS FITNESS - PODCAST
'IN THE MIND OF A TENNIS CHAMPION'
Tennis is one of the toughest and most complexed games on earth. To make it to the top is extremely challenging. To win a Grand slam and reach number 1 in the world is the pinnacle of the sport.
During this podcast series you will hear from current and past players who have experienced life at the top of the game; Grand Slam Champions, world Number 1's and some of most liked players in the game.
Here them discuss:
• How their journey started.
• The challenges they faced.
• People that influenced and inspired them.
• What it takes to reach the top and stay there.
• Life on the professional tour.
This podcast series will take you into the minds of tennis champions and help you realise what it takes to be the best.
Pat is an Australian former professional tennis player who reached the world number 1 ranking. He is a multiple winner of the US Open Grand Slam. Pat's serve and volley game brought life and excitment to tennis. He was a much loved and respected player by both his peers and the public. Hear Pat open up about his tennis journey, those who helped and inspired him and what he learnt along the way.
Sam is an Australian professional tennis player who has reached number 4 in singles and number 1 in doubles. Winning a combined 7 grand slam titles in her career. Sam's no non sense approach to tennis, her training, and preparation has seen her become one of the most respected professionals on the tour. Hear Sam discuss her journey, dealing with adversity and tips on becoming the best you can be.
Lleyton is a semi retired Australian professional tennis player. He is the youngest player in ATP history to reach the world number 1 ranking (aged 20) He has 30 career titles, including 2 grand slam titles. Lleyton's Davis cup record includes; 2 Davis titles, most wins, most ties played and most years played. A proud and passionate Australian he currently captains the Australian Davis Cup Team. Regarded as one of the toughest, fittest and most competitive players of his generation. Gain insight into the mind of this tennis champion.
Casey is an Australian former professional tennis player. She reached a WTA career high ranking of 26 in singles and 3 in doubles. Casey won 7 WTA doubles titles and reached the final of 7 Grand Slam events. Regarded as one of the most popular players on tour by her peers. Casey's ability to come back from injury and setbacks is highlighted in this podcast and you will hear how commitment and determination can over come adversity.
Jelena Dokic turned pro in 1998 and won 6 WTA titles. She had a career high singles ranking of number 4 and 10 in doubles.
Jelena represented Australia in the 2000 Olympics and she also became the youngest player to represent Australia in Federation Cup history.
Hear Jelena discuss her journey, how she dealt with adversity and what helped her deal with the pressures of tennis.
Exclusive Video Interview
Tony Roche has coached some of the best male players in the history of the game, including;Roger Federer, Ivan Lendl, Pat Rafter and Lleyton Hewitt.
Regarded as one of the best coaches over the past 3 decades, Tony's playing career is also a great achievement; World number 1 (1965), 18 career titles including the French open singles. 18 grand slam doubles titles. 11 years on the pro tour. Hear Tony talk about life growing up, his tennis journey and those he has helped along the way. This interview gives great insight into a legend of the game.
About the Tennis Fitness Trainers – Nathan and Giselle
Proud Australians, Nathan and Giselle Martin have worked as Tennis Fitness Trainers for over 20 years. Collectively, they have trained 5 former world number 1 players. Living in Australia, they have frequently travelled on the WTA and ATP tours, assisting the world’s top professionals. When in Australia, Nathan, Giselle and their team at Tennis Fitness, have a strong connection with developing junior tennis players; continually sharing their knowledge and experience with potential future professionals. Their passion to continually learn and share about the game they love has led them to become world leaders in the tennis industry. Nathan and Giselle have worked with Lleyton Hewitt, Martina Navratilova, Casey Dellacqua, Sam Stosur, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, and Monica Seles.
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Try One Of Our FREE Introductory Tennis Workouts
These free programs below are in PDF format only.
All our online tennis strength and conditioning programs come in PDF and Video, with full descriptions, training plans and bonuses.
TENNIS STRETCH AND FLEXIBILITY
Want to stay injury free, plus improve your movement and mobility? Then this program is a good place to start. Improve your balance and stability at end range. These exercises will help you feel and play better.
TENNIS AGILITY AND CHANGE OF DIRECTION
These tennis agility exercises will help improve your acceleration, change of direction and speed around the court. A great introduction to our other programs.
JUNIOR TENNIS STRENGTH DEVELOPMENT
These exercises are for young players that want to improve their tennis strength & power, plus stay injury free. These introductory exercises are the place to start.
OVER 40'S TENNIS WORKOUT
Tired of getting beaten by younger players or having niggling injuries. Feel as though you don't move as well as you use to. This program will help mature players, improve their Mobility, Speed and Strength without getting INJURED.
TENNIS HOME WORKOUT
This is a great Tennis Workout you can do anywhere. Keep Tennis Fit even in a small space, anytime. For players of all ages and levels. All you will need is your racket!
This tennis workout is designed to improve speed around the court. By following these drills you will become quicker and more efficient with your tennis movement.
TENNIS WARM UP
An area most players do not focus enough - Tennis Warm up / Cool down. Follow these warm up and stretching protocols and I guarantee you will be ready to hit the court in a peaked state.
Are you putting time and effort into an injury prevention plan? If not give this tennis workout a go. Aimed at targeting all the areas tennis players need to strengthen, lengthen and stabilise.