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Dynamic & Static Stretching for the Tennis Warm-Up – Mobility April 20, 2017 - As discussed in previous blogs, mobility has never been more important in the modern game. Below is an article by Matt Kuzdub (http://www.mattspoint.com/) which was part of his 3 blog series on mobility and flexibility for tennis. Let us know your thoughts…. BOTH DYNAMIC AND STATIC STRETCHING PLAY A BIG ROLE DURING THE TENNIS WARM-UP This […]
How to Warm Up for your match when there is No Tennis Court? January 14, 2017 - Often junior tennis players arrive at a tournament and there are no practice courts to warm up on. Even if you have been able to get on court at another venue the player will still need to do another physical warm up before they go on the court. The aim of a warm up is […]
5 Common Tennis Injuries and 4 ways to prevent them November 16, 2016 - While not as high-impact as some other sports, tennis still comes with injury risks. Due to the fact tennis is a repetition sport, and often one side dominant, injuries are common at all levels of tennis. Below is an article written by Dr Michael Gleiber from the Concierge Spine Surgery which highlights some of the […]
The Percentages That Separate Djokovic And The Top 10 August 3, 2016 - Craig O’Shannessy, the lead analysis for the ATP, wrote a great article which highlights the percentages that separate Djokovic and the other top 10 players. Here it is below; Beyond The Numbers explains how the top players win almost all of their matches but lose almost half their points. Global dominance at the elite level of […]
Andrew continues to climb the ATP rankings June 1, 2016 - Andrew Whittington has continued his climb up the ATP rankings in 2016 with his recent win in the 2016 King’s Guam Futures. He won a tight final against the No. 2 seed Shuichi Sekiguchi, of Japan, 7/6 7/6. You can check out the highlights below. In addition to the singles victory, Whittington claimed the championship […]
Serena Williams taking a serving lessons with Vida Tennis kids January 12, 2016 -   Serena Williams, arguably the greatest female player ever, gave 6 lucky Vida Tennis players for a serving master class session on Monday the 11th of Jan. On a specially set up half court in the Woolworth’s Ashwood car park, Serena gave her feedback on what makes a great serve and some tips for each […]
Roger Federer’s workout routine January 12, 2016 - The physical demands on a professional tennis player have never been so great. So how does Roger Federer continue to show up at tournament after tournaments ready both physically and mentally. The following article highlights some of the behind the scenes work the champion tennis player does to give him the best chance for success. […]
Djokovic’s Backhand November 14, 2015 - Novak Djokovic, the current number 1 player in the world has plenty of weapons which enable him to be the dominant player he is today. Novaks’ athleticism around the court is phenomenal and he seems to get to every ball. He has tremendous flexibility and leg strength which coincide with his court coverage. None of […]
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How to have a string work ethic – Toni Nadal May 14, 2015 - Rafael Nadal is known in sporting circles as having an amazing work ethic. His coach and uncle, Toni, was asked his thoughts on how to have a strong work ethic: Don’t expect instant results. You have to be prepared to work for a long time. “The problem in this life is that young people want […]
The Psychology of Djokovic vs Murray in the Aus Open Final April 17, 2015 - A lot has already been said about this match. The amazing first 2 sets, the ups and downs of Novak, his sudden awakening, his bizarre shaky legs, Andy’s anger and relentless talking … etc. But beyond the armchair analysis what do we really learn from this 2015 Australian Open final? First we have to remember […]
Roger Federer warns against the perils of pushy parents April 17, 2015 - Tennis player Roger Federer says sports stars do not need pushy parents ‘babysitting’ them through their career. The following article was first published on the 26th of Dec 2014 by By Hannah Furness from The Telegraph. Young sports stars do not need pushy parents “babysitting” them through their career, the tennis champion Roger Federer has […]
Tennis training without a tennis ball. What do the pro’s do? April 17, 2015 - The increase on speed in the modern game has placed extra importance on the physical side of the game. Djokovic, Federer, Murray and Nadal have taken the men’s game to new levels in recent times, particular in the area of court speed and movement. Effective and efficient movement patterns, combined with a balance, flexible, strong […]
Serve & Volley Pat Rafter Style April 17, 2015 - Pat Rafter was one of the greatest exponents of the serve & volley, approach the net, style of game. But has this style of game become extinct? Many say it has but as the game evolves there will always be a place for this style if executed well. The following three video’s of Pat Rafter […]
Andy Murray post training exercises. What can you learn from the Pro’s? April 17, 2015 - Developing your body for elite tennis is an ongoing process which needs to be planned and monitored. Tennis has no real off season, so as a result, players must continue to develop their physical strength, flexibility, mobility, agility, balance and core during competition play. So what can we learn from the Pro’s? Watch this great […]

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