Leg Warm Up For Advanced Athletes
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Leg Warm Up For Advanced Athletes

The leg warm up for advanced athletes consists of 5 dynamic stretching exercises to prepare neural pathways for explosive movements and decrease the risk for injury The selected exercises for the leg warm up emulate movement patterns during tennis and target the major muscle groups. Since the dynamic leg warm up consists of compound calisthenic…

Leg Stretches for Beginners: 5 Post-Match Exercises
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Leg Stretches for Beginners: 5 Post-Match Exercises

The leg stretches for beginners consists of 5 static stretching exercises to decrease muscle soreness the following day and improve flexibility. Since the selected exercises target the major muscle groups that are being used while playing tennis and running all over the court you should do them regularly after each match. For more comfort and…

Dynamic Leg Warm Up for Beginners
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Dynamic Leg Warm Up for Beginners

The dynamic leg warm up for beginners consists of 5 dynamic stretching exercises to improve stability and prepare neural pathways for explosive movements. The selected exercises for the dynamic leg warm up for beginners emulate movement patterns during tennis and target the major muscle groups. Since the warm up consists of compound calisthenic exercise activating…

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…

How Flexibility Impacts Your Tennis Performance
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How Flexibility Impacts Your Tennis Performance

Why is flexibility so important for tennis players? For one it can limit your ability to develop power! In last week’s episode I explained the benefits of a proper warm up routine. Today I will explain how flexibility impacts on-court performance because, often times, flexibility is an underemphasized training component by many coaches. Therefore it…

Seated Piriformis Stretch
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Seated Piriformis Stretch

The Seated Piriformis Stretch is a static stretching exercise focusing on achieving flexibility improvements of the external hip rotators. Implementing the piriformis stretch into your regular static stretching routine is important. Because the external hip rotators are being activated during lateral movements, such as moving along the baseline during ground strokes. The piriformis stretch in…

Static Hamstring Stretching
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Static Hamstring Stretching

Hamstring stretching enhances flexibility of the hip extensors, reduces the risk for injury and supports the muscle recovery process. Stretching your hamstring becomes important especially following speed, agility and quickness training or explosive hip flexion/hip extension resistance training because the hamstrings have to handle high force output. Hamstring injuries also can occur due to strength…