FREE eBook on Weight Training for Tennis

FREE eBook on Weight Training for Tennis

“Basic Introduction to Weightlifting for Tennis” is the new eBook by Philipp Halfmann 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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Point of the Match: A. RITSCHARD vs. M. NETUSCHIL

Point of the Match: A. RITSCHARD vs. M. NETUSCHIL

The 1st round match between Alexander RITSCHARD and Marvin NETUSCHIL was a nail-biter; after numerous match points for Netuschil in the 3rd set Ritschard stayed mentally strong and won the 3rd set tie-break 10:8. Next opponent for Ritschard is the number 1 seed Bastian TRINKER (AUT); the match is scheduled today not before 17:00. Gallery...
Match Starts Soon: Practice at Ueberlingen Open – ITF Tennis Tournament

Match Starts Soon: Practice at Ueberlingen Open – ITF Tennis Tournament

Alexander Ritschard is having a practice session with Maximilian Marterer (GER) at the ITF Future tournament in Ueberlingen, Germany, which is one of the nicest tournaments on the future circuit. Alexander will start the tournament in his 1st round match against Marvin Netuschil (GER) not before 14:30. We hope to see you there. In case...
Discover “2 for the Offense” Drill – Improving Your Footwork & Precision

Discover “2 for the Offense” Drill – Improving Your Footwork & Precision

The “2 for the Offense” is an on-court tennis drill that allows you to improve footwork for the inside-out forehand, court awareness and directional control of the forehand and backhand. The drill is suitable for tennis players who are familiar with speed ladder drills, have dependable groundstrokes and can control direction, depth and pace of...
Off-Day at Tournament in Friedberg – Hitting Practice

Off-Day at Tournament in Friedberg – Hitting Practice

Alexander Ritschard is having a light practice session at the ITF Future tournament in Friedberg, Germany, on his day off. You are welcome to take a look how Alexander is preparing for his match tomorrow versus M. Schmid (CZE) scheduled for 4pm.
Alexander Ritschard (SUI) vs Ivan Gomez Mantilla (ESP) – Match Highlights

Alexander Ritschard (SUI) vs Ivan Gomez Mantilla (ESP) – Match Highlights

Watch the match highlights of Alexander Ritschard vs Ivan Gomez Mantilla (ESP) during their 1st round match at the ITF Future event in Friedberg, Germany. Final score: Ritschard beats Gomez Mantilla 6:1/6:4 Next match is on thursday, August 7th 2014, against M. Schmid (CZE).
3 Amazing Speed Drills That Will Improve Your Agility

3 Amazing Speed Drills That Will Improve Your Agility

Being able to change direction quickly on the court is essential nowadays because the players are hitting harder. So, if you are looking to improve your speed, quickness and agility then we have 3 great on-court drills for you. Watch the video and learn how to setup the drills, how to change direction effectively and...
New Product Review - Dual Landmine Core Trainer

New Product Review – Dual Landmine Core Trainer

The Dual Landmine Core Trainer is a double barrel ground-based core training tool that allows you to develop total body & core strength and power, especially via rotational exercises, for athletes of all skill levels. The solid, easy-to-setup adjustable ground unit is a must-have training tool because you can do dual-bar movements, train in 360...
4 Speed Ladder Exercises That Will Improve Your Footwork

4 Speed Ladder Exercises That Will Improve Your Footwork

Many people believe that footwork in tennis is important but they are wondering what exactly they can do to improve it. Using a speed ladder to improve movement economy can be one of the answers and hence we are introducing some speed ladder drills that you can do regularly to improve your footwork. So, watch...
8 Challenging Free-Weight Exercises to Improve Energy Transfer

8 Challenging Free-Weight Exercises to Improve Energy Transfer

We introduce 8 free-weight exercises that improve your stability and energy transfer capabilities, which ultimately allows you to hit more powerful shots and move quicker around the court. Some exercises, like the Overhead Squat and RDL to Snatch, are advanced and require good range of motion at the shoulder joint whereas the other exercises can...