IAAPH Certification Workshops

IAAPH Certification Workshops

If you are working with competitive athletes then learn how to optimize your training, enhance your expertise and hence position yourself for better career opportunities. Get certified by IAAPH and join some of the best strength & conditioning coach for athletes. IAAPH Certification Workshops IAAPH provides seminars, workshops and certifications...
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 of Tennis Conditioning 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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Day 3 at Gerry Weber Open - Federer vs. Gulbis Match of the Day

Day 3 at Gerry Weber Open – Federer vs. Gulbis Match of the Day

It’s day 3 here at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany, an ATP 500 event, and we have four interesting matchups today including Roger Federer (SUI) vs Ernests Gulbis (LAT) as the match of the day. The 1st match of the day Florian Mayer (GER) beat Steve Johnson (USA) in straight sets, 6:3/7:6(4) and...
Rafael Nadal beats Baghdatis at Mercedes Cup 2015

Rafael Nadal beats Baghdatis at Mercedes Cup 2015

Top seed Rafael Nadal (ESP) beats Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) in 3 sets and advances to the quarterfinals at the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart, Germany. Comebacker Tommy Haas (GER) looses to Bernard Tomic (AUS) in 2 sets. It was a gorgeous day here at the ATP grass-court tournament in Stuttgart (GER) and Rafael Nadal beats Marcos...
Phased Prize Money Increase For ITF Tennis Tournaments

Phased Prize Money Increase For ITF Tennis Tournaments

The ITF announced the approval of a phased prize money increase for ITF tennis tournaments in the upcoming years. The ITF board of directors is convinced that the changes will have a positive effect for all players on the ITF tour without going into detail: The ITF Board of Directors has taken an important step...
Leg Workout for Beginners

Leg Workout for Beginners

The leg workout for beginners consists of 5 compound free-weight exercises to develop neural pathways for Olympic lifts and improve strength. Since the leg workout for beginners consists of compound free-weight exercise activating numerous muscle groups simultaneously you can improve: kinetic chain efficiency body control coordination You can use the leg workout for beginners to...
7 Key Resistance Band Training Exercises

7 Key Resistance Band Training Exercises

Resistance band training is very popular amongst tennis players because it’s inexpensive, convenient, fun and delivers results. During resistance band training you are using an elastic rubber tube, loop- or flat band to perform the various exercises. The resistance bands come in different sizes, lengths and resistance levels and hence are appropriate for all age...
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...