Posts tagged "philipp halfmann"
How I Ended Up Writing A Tennis Conditioning Book

How I Ended Up Writing A Tennis Conditioning Book

Tennis conditioning nowadays has become brutal because more and more players are pursuing their dream of a professional career as a tennis player. Getting in good physical shape and taking care of your body becomes more and more a necessity if you want to make it in the super competitive world of tennis because you...
11 Useful Exercises to Correct Strength Imbalances

11 Useful Exercises to Correct Strength Imbalances

Strength imbalances will negatively impact your power during shots and can lead to injuries. Make corrections now and take a look at the workout we provided for you. 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. You want...
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...
15 Perfect Warm Ups That Prepare You For Your Match

15 Perfect Warm Ups That Prepare You For Your Match

Yes, you heard it before, a warm up is important and you should do it but why? Does warming up decrease the risk of injury? What stretches should you do? And when should you stretch – before or after you play tennis? You see the pros do it but why should you when you only...
Tennis Agility Drills: How to Improve Agility & Footwork in 4 Minutes

Tennis Agility Drills: How to Improve Agility & Footwork in 4 Minutes

The presented tennis agility drills can be used by beginners, kids and advanced athletes to improve agility, footwork, speed, dynamic balance and coordination. You can do the tennis agility drills right on the court. Ensure that the athletes perform the tennis agility drills in perfect form and technique before you speed up the action because...
Interval Training: How to Get Fit for Tennis

Interval Training: How to Get Fit for Tennis

Sure, we all have done it. Playlist is ready, jogging shoes are on, headphones are plugged in and we are good to go for a nice jog. We get in a good sweat, feel great afterwards and think we did a great workout. Going jogging surely has its benefits, such as mental relaxation, but from...
Afternoon Practice: Alexander Ritschard at TC Seeblick in Zurich

Afternoon Practice: Alexander Ritschard at TC Seeblick in Zurich

Another beautiful day at the office! Alexander Ritschard and I are practicing at TC Seeblick in Zurich and the weather is just amazing – check it out yourself!
Pre-Season Training Camp in Miami

Pre-Season Training Camp in Miami

While it is cold and rainy in most of Europe Alexander Ritschard and I travel to Miami for the 2014 season training camp. Take a look and see for yourself why Miami is a great location for many professional tennis players to prepare for a long season on tour. Why Training Camp In Miami Is Great...
Hello from Andria – Italy: ATP Challenger Tour

Hello from Andria – Italy: ATP Challenger Tour

Alexander Ritschard is getting ready for his quali final match today vs Matteo CIVAROLO (ITA) at the ATP Challenger Tour event in Andria, Italy. The match will start around 4pm local time.