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
Latest entries
Who Can Benefit From The Training? – Interview Question 2

Who Can Benefit From The Training? – Interview Question 2

Philipp Halfmann introduces his new book and explains whom he had in mind when writing the book and who can benefit from the training method he developed. Find out if his approach is for you and watch the sample exercise showing you how to improve your agility on the court. Related Videos Gallery
How Does Your Training Method Work? – Interview Question 1

How Does Your Training Method Work? – Interview Question 1

Philipp Halfmann introduces his new book and reveals more details about the training method for athletes he developed. Watch and find out what makes his training for tennis players so effective and how it will improve your performance on the court. Related Videos
How to Perform a Cable Bicep Curl

How to Perform a Cable Bicep Curl

The Cable Bicep Curl is a resistance training exercise for the upper-body, which focuses on developing strength targeting the anterior arm musculature (biceps). Description Take on athletic stance, extend the arm and hold the bar handle in one hand; palm facing forward. Push chest out and maintain hips in neutral position. Pull the bar handle...
How to Perform an Upright Cable Row

How to Perform an Upright Cable Row

The Cable Shoulder Extensions is a resistance training exercise for the upper-body, which focuses on developing strength targeting the back (rhomboids, trapezius) and shoulder (deltoids) musculature. Description Take on athletic stance, relax the arms and hold the bar in both hands. Push chest out and maintain hips in neutral position. Pull the bar upwards close...
How to Perform Cable Shoulder Extensions

How to Perform Cable Shoulder Extensions

The Cable Shoulder Extensions is a resistance training exercise for the upper-body, which focuses on developing strength targeting the back (latissimus dorsi) and shoulder (deltoids) musculature. Description Take on athletic stance and hold the bar in both hands. Flex the hips until arms are next to your ears. Extend the shoulders and pull the bar...
Highlights: Quarterfinal Round ITA Atlantic Regionals at UVA

Highlights: Quarterfinal Round ITA Atlantic Regionals at UVA

Today the singles & doubles quarterfinal round of the ITA Atlantic Regionals were going at UVA’s Snyder Tennis Center. Three members of the Virginia men’s tennis team made it through into the quarterfinal singles rounds and one doubles team reached the semi finals. Watch today’s highlights! Gallery
How to Perform a Horizontal Pull Up

How to Perform a Horizontal Pull Up

The Horizontal Pull Up is a closed circuit calisthenic exercise for the upper-body, which focuses on developing strength targeting the back (rhomboids, latissimus dorsi, trapezius), shoulders (deltoids) and bicep musculature. Description Place hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart on the bar and feet on top of the physio ball Elbows are extended and hips are...
How to Perform a DB Military Press

How to Perform a DB Military Press

The DB Military Press is an open circuit resistance exercise for the upper-body, which focuses on developing strength targeting the shoulders (deltoids) and triceps musculature. In addition it develops stabilizers acting on the scapulae, such as trapezius, levator scapulae and serratus anterior. Description Sit up with a straight back. Feet are on the ground. Hold...
9 Helpful Exercises to Correct Imbalances and Strengthen Your Upper-Body

9 Helpful Exercises to Correct Imbalances and Strengthen Your Upper-Body

We are introducing you to a workout that can be used to correct imbalances, for example at the shoulder, and strengthen the upper-body musculature. The workout is beneficial for athletes who have upper-cross syndrome (shoulders are pointing forward), are suffering from recurring injuries or want to enhance power output during stroke production. Presented Exercises Clap...