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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New Product Review for Reebok Step Trainer: Great Value & Many Training Options

New Product Review for Reebok Step Trainer: Great Value & Many Training Options

The Reebok Step Trainer is an adjustable box with a building block system that allows you to develop explosiveness or endurance via plyometric-, ballistic- and aerobic step exercises for athletes up to 350 lbs.   The lightweight, easy-to-setup adjustable step/box has great value and can be used for indoor & outdoor activities. On the other...
11 Free-Weight Exercises to Strengthen Your Upper Body

11 Free-Weight Exercises to Strengthen Your Upper Body

Many tennis players have upper body strength imbalances, especially at the shoulder joint, due to varying force demands of the upper extremities during stroke production. Correcting these strength imbalances is important though for effective transfer of energy capabilities, which affect overall power output during stroke production. Therefore, Philipp Halfmann and Alexander Ritschard introduce you to 11...
Philipp Halfmann Interview: "whoever can manage their body the best will be the best athlete"

Philipp Halfmann Interview: “whoever can manage their body the best will be the best athlete”

Philipp Halfmann was interviewed by Jason Lampione. He talks about how he became interested in strength & conditioning, his personal philosophy, what individuals need to do for success and much more… (Q) How did you become interested in personal training and what kept your attention about the industry after all these years? (A) When I was...
5 Easy Rotator Cuff Exercises To Strengthen Your Shoulder

5 Easy Rotator Cuff Exercises To Strengthen Your Shoulder

Many tennis players feel pain in their shoulder and don’t know what exercises they can do to prevent it. Philipp Halfmann and Alexander Ritschard present 5 easy rotator cuff exercises that you can do with your athletes to strengthen the musculature surrounding the shoulder joint so that shoulder pain won’t become an issue. Related Videos...
15 Perfect Warm Up Exercises That Prepare You For Your Match

15 Perfect Warm Up Exercises That Prepare You For Your Match

Warming up before each practice or match is essential for minimizing the risk for injury and getting prepared but what exercises should you do with your athletes? Don’t worry, Philipp Halfmann explains the benefits of 15 great exercises that you can do before you walk on the court and Alexander Ritschard demonstrates them in proper...
How to Improve Your Athletes’ Agility in 4 Minutes

How to Improve Your Athletes’ Agility in 4 Minutes

If you want to improve footwork for ground strokes, balance, and coordination then watch how Alexander Ritschard performs an agility drill on the tennis court and learn how you can incorporate that drill into your tennis training session with your athletes. Drill Diagram
Interval Training: How to Get Fit for Tennis

Interval Training: How to Get Fit for Tennis

Philipp Halfmann explains why interval training is great and how it can be used to get you fit for your next match. So stay tuned and watch how Alexander Ritschard performs an interval training session on the tennis court, which you can also do with your athletes. Gallery
Lateral Lunge with Rotation – Landmine Core Training

Lateral Lunge with Rotation – Landmine Core Training

The Lateral Lunge with Rotation is a multiplanar strengthening exercise for the core and shoulder complex, which focuses on strengthening the trunk and shoulder region, optimizing power-production capabilities and improving flexibility. It’s fun and effective – you should give it a try!   Gallery Image
Andy Murray Criticizes Low Income for ITF Tour Players and Demands More Solidarity

Andy Murray Criticizes Low Income for ITF Tour Players and Demands More Solidarity

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray demands more solidarity since players on the ITF tour cannot make a living even if they win the tournament. He believes that top players like himself should subsidize ITF level tournaments in order to promote the talents of the future. “If you win the tournament that week, you can just about...