Physical Development

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Why tennis is so good for a young child’s motor skills! February 20, 2018- Tennis, and sport in general, is a great way to help children develop their motor skills. Kids between the ages of 3 and 5 years are starting to develop their gross motor skills and enjoy a wide variety of activities. Gross motor skills are a specific set of skills that involve different body parts such […]
Kokkinakis turns to Pilates ahead of Hopman Cup – What can we learn? January 2, 2018- “Thanasi Kokkinakis has incorporated pilates into his off-season preparation as he looks to rebound from an injury-ravaged year in Perth at Hopman Cup 2018.” In a recent article posted on the Tennis Australia website (below), Thanasi Kokkinakis spoke about his “new pilates regime”. It was interesting to read that he “did it a while ago, […]
Hip Mobility for Tennis. Improve your performance, reduce your chance of injury. January 1, 2018- In past posts, we have looked at a range of exercises that can improve the development of your game as well as reducing the chances of injury. The key areas we have looked at are; Core Strength Shoulder Mobility In this post, we are going to look at Hip Mobility. Hip Mobility in tennis is crucial in improving performance […]
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