FREE eBook on Weight Training for Tennis

FREE eBook on Weight Training for Tennis

“Basic Introduction to Weightlifting for Tennis” is my new eBook and it is available for free. The book provides information on weight training for tennis players, including why weight training for tennis makes sense, dynamic & static stretching routines and various resistance training workouts. Read the full story here:
How to Correct Problems with Fitness Testing

How to Correct Problems with Fitness Testing

This week’s Episode 14 of TennisConditioning TV is broadcasted to you from the BMW Open In Munich. I talk about problems with fitness testing for tennis players and explain how to correct them. You will learn about test validity and how to improve it, test reliability and testing recommendations including...
New Book: Advanced Concepts of Strength and Conditioning for Tennis

New Book: Advanced Concepts of Strength and Conditioning for Tennis

Today we want to introduce you to the first edition of Advanced Concepts of Strength and Conditioning for Tennis, a book that provides a developmental approach to the various aspects of strength and conditioning for tennis based on new concepts that have been fueled by scientific research
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How To Develop Agility Via Speed Ladder Drills

How To Develop Agility Via Speed Ladder Drills

The ultimate reason why you want to improve your agility is to optimize your power because speed, distance over time, is one component of power (force x distance/time) and if we can increase the speed component then we will optimize power as well. Find out more about agility training: how to improve tennis specific agility....
Tennis Champions: What Separates Them From The Rest?

Tennis Champions: What Separates Them From The Rest?

What separates great tennis champions from the good tour players? That’s the question. Now, what’s the answer? Sure, there are many aspects to it and what works for one player doesn’t necessarily have to work for you but there are certain similarities between former tennis champions. Whether you are looking at Borg, McEnroe, Edberg, Becker,...
Rafael Nadal: Why Comebacks Are Tough

Rafael Nadal: Why Comebacks Are Tough

Rafael Nadal reflects on his comeback efforts after his first round loss at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2015 to the German qualifier Michael Berrer. After Rafael Nadal lost 6:1/3:6/4:6 to Michael Berrer he briefly talked about the match, reasons for his loss and his comeback efforts. As usual Nadal complemented his opponent to show respect...
22 Static Stretching Exercises For Tennis Cool Down

22 Static Stretching Exercises For Tennis Cool Down

Static stretching exercises are mainly being used after the workout or match to reduce muscle soreness the following day. Another aspect to static stretching is that you can improve overall flexibility or range of motion (ROM) at a particular joint. Having functional ROM is desirable for efficient body movement and transfer of energy capabilities. Both is...
How To Get Coaches to Read Your Tennis Book

How To Get Coaches to Read Your Tennis Book

Some guys write tennis books and get them published. How do they do it? Can you do it too? Did they write them themselves? And how do they get people to read and buy their books? First and foremost it takes a lot of time, money, effort and energy and at the end of the...
How I Ended Up Writing A Tennis Conditioning Book

How I Ended Up Writing A Tennis Conditioning Book

Tennis conditioning nowadays has become brutal because more and more players are pursuing their dream of a professional career as a tennis player. Getting in good physical shape and taking care of your body becomes more and more a necessity if you want to make it in the super competitive world of tennis because you...
Tennis Footwork: How Important Is It?

Tennis Footwork: How Important Is It?

We usually strive for a straightforward answer but, you guessed it, it’s not that simple. Tennis players have to do many things well at the same time in order to be successful and footwork is just one part of the puzzle. How important depends but what does it depend on? For one it is important...
Australian Open Tickets: How To Buy Your Tickets Safely

Australian Open Tickets: How To Buy Your Tickets Safely

The Australian Open 2015 are around the corner and official tickets can be on popular demand, which also means that scammers are on the hunt to make a profit. Don’t get burned and find out how you can buy or sell your tickets with confidence. Generally tickets for the men’s and women’s final sell out...
Andy Murray Splits With Coaches & Proposed to Girl Friend

Andy Murray Splits With Coaches & Proposed to Girl Friend

Andy Murray’s management team confirmed that the British world Nr. 6 is going to marry his long time girl friend. Murray also splits with some of his coaching staff for a fresh start to the 2015 season. It’s official, Andy Murray’s long time girlfriend, Kim Sears, accepted his marriage proposal – there is no word...