Posts tagged "Training"
9 Helpful Exercises to Correct Imbalances and Strengthen Your Upper-Body

9 Helpful Exercises to Correct Imbalances and Strengthen Your Upper-Body

We are introducing you to a workout that can be used to correct imbalances, for example at the shoulder, and strengthen the upper-body musculature. The workout is beneficial for athletes who have upper-cross syndrome (shoulders are pointing forward), are suffering from recurring injuries or want to enhance power output during stroke production. Presented exercises include:...
How to Prevent Knee Pain and Improve Knee Strength

How to Prevent Knee Pain and Improve Knee Strength

Suffering from knee pain can be a nuisance and improving knee strength can be the answer for you to play tennis pain free. Weather you are Li Na, who just announced her retirement at age 32 due to chronic knee pain, or a college – or junior player, most athletes will experience knee pain sooner...
Hello From UVA Fall Classics

Hello From UVA Fall Classics

Today the singles event starts at the UVA Fall Classics, where players from 16 different universities are competing. Alexander RITSCHARD is not competing in the tournament. Instead he is having a practice session with Mitchell FRANK at the Boar’s Head training facility in Charlottesville. Afterwards we had some lunch at our favorite Thai restaurant, Tara...
Workout Video: 9 Exercises to Prevent Knee Pain

Workout Video: 9 Exercises to Prevent Knee Pain

The workout video shows you 9 strength exercises to prevent knee pain and improve overall knee strength – watch it! The workout video will introduce you to the respective strength exercises, including exercise descriptions, what muscles they target and what to pay attention to in order to perform the strength exercises in good form. This...
Match Play with Scotty at University of Virginia

Match Play with Scotty at University of Virginia

Alexander Ritschard is having a match play training session with Scott Brown at UVA’s training facility in Charlottesville, Virginia, before flying out to the ATP Challenger event in Napa, California, on Thursday. We hope to see you there. In case you cannot make it follow the live score!
UVA Men’s Tennis Practice at Boars Head

UVA Men’s Tennis Practice at Boars Head

It’s raining today in Charlottesville so team training has been moved to the Boar’s Head indoor facility. Some players are at tournaments while the rest of the team is having a good time during practice. Come and watch for yourself what’s going on. Gallery
On-Court Training at University of Virginia

On-Court Training at University of Virginia

Alexander Ritschard is having an on-court training session with Philipp Halfmann at the University of Virginia (UVA), which is one of the top NCAA division 1 programs in the US. They are working on ground strokes, foot work, ball placement and shot variety.
Match Starts Soon: Practice at Ueberlingen Open – ITF Tennis Tournament

Match Starts Soon: Practice at Ueberlingen Open – ITF Tennis Tournament

Alexander Ritschard is having a practice session with Maximilian Marterer (GER) at the ITF Future tournament in Ueberlingen, Germany, which is one of the nicest tournaments on the future circuit. Alexander will start the tournament in his 1st round match against Marvin Netuschil (GER) not before 14:30. We hope to see you there. In case...
Discover the “2 for the Offense” Tennis Drill

Discover the “2 for the Offense” Tennis Drill

The “2 for the Offense” is an on-court tennis drill that allows you to improve footwork for the inside-out forehand, court awareness and directional control of the forehand and backhand. The tennis drill is suitable for tennis players who are familiar with speed ladder drills, have dependable groundstrokes and can control direction, depth and pace...