Why Athletic Strength Training Makes Sense
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Why Athletic Strength Training Makes Sense

Athletic strength training for performance is essential in improving performance on the tennis court by optimizing transfer of energy throughout the body. Athletic strength training for performance is the application of strength as it relates to conditioning, which means that the athlete needs to transfer energy through various muscle groups effectively in order to optimize…

Why Balance & Stability Training Is Important
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Why Balance & Stability Training Is Important

Balance and stability training is important for every athlete because it directly affects their performance but how? Before I provide you with an explanation for why balance and stability training is important for tennis players to improve performance let’s define both terms first so we are all on the same page. Definition of Balance &…

Quick Foot Speed: 6 Speed Ladder Drills
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Quick Foot Speed: 6 Speed Ladder Drills

Quick Foot Speed: The 6 fundamental speed ladder drills can be used by beginners to improve tennis-specific footwork 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 quick foot speed early…

Ideal Tennis Player Body: Lean Mean Machine
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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…

How To Develop Agility Via Speed Ladder Drills
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How To Develop Agility Via Speed Ladder Drills

The ultimate reason why you want to improve your agility is to optimize your power because speed, distance over time, is one component of power (force x distance/time) and if we can increase the speed component then we will optimize power as well. Find out more about agility training: how to improve tennis specific agility.…

22 Static Stretching Exercises For Tennis Cool Down
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22 Static Stretching Exercises For Tennis Cool Down

Static stretching exercises are mainly being used after the workout or match to reduce muscle soreness the following day. Another aspect to static stretching is that you can improve overall flexibility or range of motion (ROM) at a particular joint. Having functional ROM is desirable for efficient body movement and transfer of energy capabilities. Both is…

Cable Bicep Curl: How to Perform It
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Cable Bicep Curl: How to Perform It

The Cable Bicep Curl is a resistance training exercise for the upper-body, which focuses on developing strength targeting the anterior arm musculature (biceps). Make sure you use appropriate weight so you can control the action throughout the entire range of motion. Otherwise you may only reap half the benefits. Very often, people use too much…