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Tennis Workout and Training Programs

Posted on August 21, 2017 by Mark Kovacs

To get to the next level in tennis, a middle school player, a collegiate player, an adult league player, a senior recreational player, and a professional tennis player all need to work on their overall fitness. The use of powerful strokes, the repetitive nature of the game, the various court surfaces, individual game styles, and […]

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Novak Djokovic Training Routine and Workout

The Novak Djokovic Training Routine and Fitness Regimen

Posted on December 31, 2015 by Chris "the Kiwi" Ashenden

In Novak Djokovic’s book, Serve to Win: The 14-Day Gluten-Free Plan for Physical and Mental Excellence he conducts an in depth review of his diet (which I cover here) and provides some insights into the Djokovic training routines he uses to supercharge is mental and physical performance. Djokovic is undisputably the number 1 tennis player […]

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Topspin Forehand – Tennis Top Spin Technique with Video

Posted on December 27, 2015 by Eurico Correia

The topspin forehand is one of the must have shots on the tennis court. Whether you do it with more or less intensity, one thing is certain, you’ve got to have the ability to generate top spin. The topspin forehand is the primary shot in the modern game of tennis. It is being utilized at […]

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Novak Djokovic Diet Tennis Player Diet and Nutrition

The Novak Djokovic Diet – Gluten Free Tennis Player Nutrition

Posted on November 22, 2015 by Chris "the Kiwi" Ashenden

As a nutritionist,  I recommend following a Paleo Template and placing food QUALITY ahead of all else. As far as elite tennis players go, the Novak Djokovic diet, which is free of gluten, dairy, sugar, preservatives and everything unnatural comes very close with a few minor exceptions that are primarily due to his heavy, 14 hour […]

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Dynamic tennis warm up exercises and stretches

Dynamic Tennis Warm Up Exercises: 10 Video Full Body Plan

Posted on November 15, 2015 by Ryan Krane

The Importance of a Dynamic Tennis Warm Up A dynamic tennis warm up routine is a critical component for all tennis players to perform before all practices, matches, and tournaments. Its purpose is to properly prepare the upper body and lower body for the constant stopping, starting and the rigors of moving around the tennis […]

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Tennis for Beginners – The Basics of Learning How to Play

Posted on October 9, 2015 by Tomaz Mencinger

Tennis For Beginners – 5 Steps To Consistent Groundstrokes When a tennis beginner starts learning to play tennis, they first need to learn basic forehand and backhand technique as these will allow them to play, enjoy the game and come back for more. The basics of tennis of course also include the serve, volley and […]

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Confidence in Tennis – Expert Analysis of Rafael Nadal’s Breakdown

Posted on September 1, 2015 by Allen Fox

I have been reading about Nadal’s recent loss of confidence. He says his game and physicality are OK, but he is getting concerned about being more nervous in matches and on big points than he used to be. (I don’t blame him. He used to hit shots with his unorthodox forehand that were nothing short […]

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Tennis Training Gym Routine – 8 Best Beginner Exercises

Posted on August 9, 2015 by Dave Plettl

As an old saying goes, “with new levels, there’s new Devils”, and the avid tennis player will sooner or later experience this saying. A tennis player can practice hours upon hours of skill work and reach a certain level, but this “new devil” lurks around preventing the player’s attainment of the highest level. What is […]

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Momma Poppa Tennis – 28 Tips for Teaching Your Kids – Part 2

Posted on August 2, 2015 by John White

This is Part 2 of a 2 part post. You can view Part 1 by clicking here. “Tickle Two Pepper Toss, Catches Feeding Rally!” TICKLE Popsicle Sticks For Teaching Grips Popsicle sticks make great little gadgets for teaching tennis grips. I always carry some in my bag. You can get them for next to nothing. I […]

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Momma Poppa Tennis – 28 Tips for Teaching Your Kids – Part 1

Posted on July 27, 2015 by John White

This is Part 1 of a 2 part post. You can view Part 2 by clicking here. I wince when I see parents out there with one kid and three doggie balls. They hold the balls above their head and flick ‘em at the ground like lightning bolts. The poor kid misses the first, nails […]

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Mental Toughness Training for Tennis – Inner Game Tips

Posted on July 12, 2015 by Lisa Brown

If you’re like most tennis players, you’re playing poorly and losing more often than you should. You may not realize it yet, but this is often due to your mental game of tennis. By this, I mean how your mind affects your play. As tennis writer Tim Gallwey pointed out, there is an opponent in […]

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Tennis’s Toughest Mental Challenge: Winning When You’re Ahead

Posted on July 7, 2015 by Jeff Greenwald

So there I am, up a set and ahead 4-1 in the second against the #1 player for UCLA in their stadium court. My coach and team are on the edge of their seats. Eight more points and glory will be mine. Headlines. The NCAAs, first time ever for a UC Santa Barbara player. Fame. […]

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