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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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...
Workout for Pro Athletes

Workout for Pro Athletes

The workout for pro athletes consists of 5 compound free-weight exercises to improve kinetic chain efficiency and glycolytic energy pathways; it allows you to add some auxiliary exercises, such as trunk rotations, ab circuit or whatever you prefer. Since the leg workout for advanced athletes consists of compound free-weight exercise activating numerous muscle groups simultaneously...
Leg Workout for Advanced Athletes

Leg Workout for Advanced Athletes

The leg workout for advanced athletes consists of 5 compound free-weight exercises to improve kinetic chain efficiency and glycolytic energy pathways. Since the leg workout for advanced athletes consists of compound free-weight exercise activating numerous muscle groups simultaneously you can improve kinetic chain efficiency, body control and coordination. Because we want to challenge the nervous...
Core Training Workout for Beginners

Core Training Workout for Beginners

The core training workout for beginners consists of 5 strength for performance training exercises that can be used during the Skill Acquisition training phase. The goal is for the athlete to learn proper exercise execution, enhance core strength, improve energy transfer and develop glycolytic energy pathways. You can use the core training workout to prepare...
Upper Body Workout for Beginners

Upper Body Workout for Beginners

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