Mastering the Basics: Understanding Tennis Grip Fundamentals

Mastering the Basics: Understanding Tennis Grip Fundamentals

Introduction Tennis, a sport beloved for its blend of athleticism, strategy, and finesse, relies heavily on proper grip techniques. Among the foundational elements of tennis, mastering different grips is essential for players at all skill levels. In this comprehensive guide, we explore the fundamentals of base grips in tennis, laying the groundwork for a solid…

Fitness fanatics – Tom Brady and Novak Djokovic

Fitness fanatics – Tom Brady and Novak Djokovic

If Tom Brady says that Djokovic is sport’s ultimate alpha, whether you like it or not  –  then that is good enough for me  –  so says Oliver Brown in her article, chief sports writer for The Telegraph. Of all the A-listers luxuriating on Court Philippe Chatrier, all anxious to witness Novak Djokovic’s latest piece…

Fartlek Training for Tennis Players

Fartlek Training for Tennis Players

Fartlek running, a valuable training method for tennis players, involves alternating between speed and recovery jogging. Originating from Sweden, this technique, known as ”speed play,” enhances endurance and agility crucial for tennis. Let’s delve into how integrating Fartlek training can significantly elevate your on-court performance, improving overall fitness, stamina, and strategic responsiveness. This type of…

Cardiovascular Training for Tennis Players

Cardiovascular Training for Tennis Players

Physical fitness training for tennis often includes monitoring pulse rate and cardiovascular health to ensure optimal performance and reduce the risk of injury. Here are some guidelinesĀ for incorporating pulse rate and cardiovascular monitoring into your tennis training. Before starting any training program, it’s important to establish a baseline for your pulse rate and cardiovascular fitness….

How Long do Tennis Matches Last? – Part 2

How Long do Tennis Matches Last? – Part 2

Factors that influence the length of a tennis match There are a number of factors that influence how long a tennis match will ultimately last. Opponents, court surfaces and weather conditions all play their part and determine whether a match will take 6 hours or under an hour. Opponents Of course, the main factor determining…

Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 3

Playing Tennis Tournaments – A Simple Guide – Part 3

The article is the third and final part of our ‘Playing Tennis Tournaments Guide’; you can find the first part here and the second part here. Check out Tactics with your Coach Check out with your coach suitable singles and doubles tactics that you can use in playing tennis tournaments. Understanding your strengths is vital,…