Top Strength and Conditioning Exercises for Tennis Players

The Top Exercises for Tennis Players

Tennis, probably more than any other sport, places a premium on rotational strength, lateral quickness, and shoulder stability. Plus, stronger, more flexible muscles mean a greater resistance to injury—and that’s key for most players, who endure more pounding on hard surfaces than grass or clay.

So before you hit the court—or start feeling the effects of tennis elbow, a product of tight shoulders—it’s important to open up your shoulders, as well as your hips, and improve the side-to-side movements so crucial for chasing down volleys and firing off accurate backhands…



7 Best Tennis Fitness Training Exercises Every Player Should Know

We help tennis players, take their game to the next level with our unique tennis programs. We are known as the leaders in Tennis Fitness and we help improve your multi-directional movement skills, speed, agility, quickness, deceleration, reactivity, balance and whole body strength & power…


Strength & Conditioning: Tennis Specific Drills to Improve Quickness On Court

What’s the best way to help your players improve their tennis? By playing and practicing tennis skills of course. Therefore, much of the training for tennis should be sport specific. Especially when it comes to footwork. Many players work on their movement and footwork skills, but to have the best results they should emulate the particular movements that they will be performing during a match. I have selected some of the top movement drills used by professionals as well as many of our very best nationally ranked junior players.

Performing these drills will help your players too in improving their speed, quickness, and agility. Since during a match they will always have a racket in their hand (I hope so at least), I suggest performing these drills with a racket…



13 Strength Training Tips for Tennis Players

Your strength training routine should be designed with one goal in mind: improve your tennis performance.

If your sport was power lifting, your workout would emphasize heavy weights. But your sport is tennis and that means your workout should include exercises that prevent injury, improve your agility and increase your power…



Explosive Movement Training for Tennis Players

Tennis players change direction every 1.1 seconds. As the speed of tennis has increased, so has the need for efficient pre-shot movements. Using exercises incorporating speed as an element of direction change, ITPA-certified Tennis Performance Trainer Richard Woodroof breaks down a training sequence beneficial to tennis players and coaches of all skill levels…


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