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 - 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...
Discover the Open Court Drill & Increase Your Chances of Winning

Discover the Open Court Drill & Increase Your Chances of Winning

The “Open Court” is an on-court tennis drill that allows you to improve your level of play by hitting balls in spots that force your opponent out of the court, thereby allowing you to play more offensive or causing errors. The drill is suitable for tennis players who have dependable groundstrokes and can control direction,...
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...