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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Plyometrics: Mid-Level Lateral Tuck Jump I

Plyometrics: Mid-Level Lateral Tuck Jump I

In tennis conditioning the Mid-Level Lateral Tuck Jump I is a plyometric exercise, which focuses on improving quick start sequence along the baseline, body control & coordination as well as improving foot speed utilizing a cone and agility rings. Description Athlete stands up straight and needs to: Place 2 agility rings on the ground two...
Plyometrics: Single-Leg High-Level Tuck Jump I

Plyometrics: Single-Leg High-Level Tuck Jump I

In tennis conditioning the Single-Leg High-Level Tuck Jump I is a plyometric exercise, which focuses on improving hip flexor speed, body control & coordination, flexibility as well as improving foot speed utilizing an agility ring. Description Athlete stands up straight and needs to: Place 1 agility ring on the ground (flat surface) Step into agility...
What’s Your Favorite Team? International Premier Tennis League Draws Many Tennis Stars

What’s Your Favorite Team? International Premier Tennis League Draws Many Tennis Stars

The International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) is a new tennis championship league consisting of four teams launching November 28th 2014 across four cities: Bangkok, Dubai, Mumbai and Singapore. The four teams play 24 best-of-five round robin matches where 1 set each is played for men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, mixed doubles, and, if required,...
Plyometrics: Single-Leg Mid-Level Tuck Jump I

Plyometrics: Single-Leg Mid-Level Tuck Jump I

In tennis conditioning the Single-Leg Mid-Level Tuck Jump I is a plyometric exercise, which focuses on improving hip flexor speed, body control & coordination as well as improving foot speed utilizing an agility ring. Description Athlete stands up straight and needs to: Place 1 agility ring on the ground (flat surface) Step into agility ring...
Plyometrics: Single-Leg Low-Level Tuck Jump I

Plyometrics: Single-Leg Low-Level Tuck Jump I

In tennis conditioning the Single-Leg Low-Level Tuck Jump I is a plyometric exercise, which focuses on improving quick start sequence, body control & coordination as well as improving foot speed for low-height jumps utilizing an agility ring. Description Athlete stands up straight and needs to: Place 1 agility ring on the ground (flat surface) Step...
"I always say the best coaches are ex-tennis players,'' – Is Goran Ivanisevic Correct?

“I always say the best coaches are ex-tennis players,” – Is Goran Ivanisevic Correct?

Marin Cilic won the ATP tour event in Delray Beach, Florida, and his coach, Goran Ivanisevic, shared his views on ex-champions coaching. Cilic is one of a few top 20 players who recently teamed up with a former champion. Other teams include Murray/Lendl, Djokovic/Becker, Federer/Edberg or Nishikori/Chang. What Makes Ex-Tennis Players Special? According to Ivanisevic,...
Why Del Potro Refuses to Play Davis Cup in 2014

Why Del Potro Refuses to Play Davis Cup in 2014

Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro is fed up with the current state surrounding Argentina’s Davis Cup team complaining about double standards and hypocrisy and hence simply refuses to play in 2014. What Happened? Allegedly, Del Potro is upset because “the federation and captain did not take his opinion into account” and members of the media...
“Rafa will pick his ass for 30 seconds and you guys will watch it.” – Tursunov sets chair umpire straight about slow play warning

“Rafa will pick his ass for 30 seconds and you guys will watch it.” – Tursunov sets chair umpire straight about slow play warning

Dmitry Tursunov complained to chair umpire Cedric Mourier during his loss to Grigor Dimitrov in Rotterdam about a slow play warning referencing Rafael Nadal. During a change-over Tursunov asked Mourier “How much am I over? As much as Rafa or less? I think Rafa is eight seconds over and nobody ever gives him a warning.”...
BMW Open ATP Tour Tennis Tournament 2012

BMW Open ATP Tour Tennis Tournament 2012