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:
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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Swiss Ball Workout: Tennis Functional Training

Swiss Ball Workout: Tennis Functional Training

The Swiss Ball Workout consists of 5 tennis functional training exercises to optimize synchronicity of the neuromuscular system in order to improve tennis-specific movement patterns. During the Swiss Ball Workout the focus is on improving neuromuscular system efficiency because the neuromuscular system works in sync when the athlete moves on the court and hits the...
Top 6 Stability Training Exercises for Tennis Players

Top 6 Stability Training Exercises for Tennis Players

The Top 6 Stability Training Exercises allow advanced athletes to improve body control, balance and coordination for better shots. Since the stability training exercises consist of compound balance exercises activating numerous muscle groups simultaneously you can improve energy transfer, body control and coordination. Because energy transfer, dynamic stability, body control and coordination are important performance...
Tennis Footwork Drills

Tennis Footwork Drills

Learn how to move better and watch our tennis footwork drills to improve your dynamic stability, movement economy and speed. Tennis footwork drills can be important exercises to improve performance on the tennis court by improving dynamic stability, movement economy, and speed if the tennis footwork drills emulate the movement pattern seen during a tennis...
6 Fundamental Speed Ladder Drills For Quick Foot Speed

6 Fundamental Speed Ladder Drills For Quick Foot Speed

The 6 fundamental speed ladder drills can be used by beginners to improve tennis-specific footwork, foot speed and agility. Being able to move quickly on the court and change direction swiftly is essential on the tennis court. Therefore, it is important for tennis players to develop their coordination, footwork and foot speed early on so...
7 Powerful Lower Back Strengthening Exercises

7 Powerful Lower Back Strengthening Exercises

Lower back strengthening is important to decrease the risk for injury and enhance core strength & stabilization. Many athletes experience low back pain due to flexibility issues and/or strength imbalances of the low back musculature causing posterior pelvic tilting, which leads to ineffective transfer of energy and injuries. Since the low back is part of...
Medicine Ball Training: Strengthen Your Core & Enhance Stability

Medicine Ball Training: Strengthen Your Core & Enhance Stability

The medicine ball training exercises improve the athlete’s body control, balance, stability, coordination and strengthen the core. Because of the various benefits of the medicine ball training exercises the athletes will have better agility on the court, more powerful shots and improved shot accuracy. Therefore, it is recommended to regularly incorporate the medicine ball training...
Losing Weight: How To Do It & Get In Shape

Losing Weight: How To Do It & Get In Shape

Losing weight and getting in shape is two-dimensional: on the one hand is nutrition and on the other hand is working out. The best results are achieved when both go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly, yet what you eat and put in your body is more significant. Why? Because when you workout...
Tennis: Qou Vadis?

Tennis: Qou Vadis?

Tennis is in decline and becomes more and more unattractive as a career choice. Increasing prize money is only half the battle. From a rational career-planning standpoint it makes no sense to play tennis because ROI (return on investment) is generally insignificant since the likelihood of financial success is minimal. Let’s use an analogy: one...
Ideal Tennis Player Body: Lean Mean Machine

Ideal Tennis Player Body: Lean Mean Machine

Developing the ideal tennis player body is very important because it directly impacts the athlete’s performance; knowing what to strive for may impact your training priorities. Generally speaking a tennis player should have powerful and well-developed legs, a strong core and a lean upper-body because powerful and well-developed legs allow for a solid base of...