Do you want to learn how to play tennis better? Before picking up your tennis racquet, improve your tennis skills by reading these articles for tennis training, intended for use by both the seasoned player and the tennis coach… To browse our library of free sports training articles, browse using the categories on the left or use the search box.
Muscle power and strength
Sleep your way to better performance
Does tennis lead to shoulder disease?
When sports drinks don’t work
The physiological and conditioning requirements of tennis
Confidence in Tennis
Help tennis players cope with the physiological demands
The role of sleep in recovery
The components of posture and its importance for athletes
Latest research to increase strength and muscle mass
Mental preparation to enhance speed training and improve performance
Intervals benefit performance at all levels of sport
Andrew Hamilton explains new research about training and competing with caffeine supplements
Nick Tiller presents six evidence-driven but seldom practised methods by which athletes can promote the anabolic process to maximise training adaptation, promote recovery and improve athletic performance.
The loss of excess fat isn’t just aesthetic – it almost always produces enhanced performance
There’s increasing evidence that stretching before exercise doesn’t improve performance or reduce injury risk
Resistance Training Programs: Big hitting for racquet sports
A progression from the One Foot in Each Rung drill, challenges the speed of co-ordination of the athlete. Have the athlete perform the drill correctly by asking them to start off slowly to get a feel of the movement.
Tennis surfaces and energy demands
A real case study
Big hitting for racquet sports players – prepare yourself!
Game, set, and match – developing resilient self-confidence in tennis
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) prevention and treatment
Tennis players should focus on developing their motor skills
Creatine serves tennis players poorly
Cure For Tennis Elbow: Follow these rules if you want to avoid - and treat - the dreaded tennis elbow
Sports Psychology: Tennis. How a promising young tennis player was rescued from the clutches of overtraining.
Upper Extremity Power: Tennis: For years, exercise scientists with an interest in tennis have tried to determine the physical factors which allow certain tennis players to have unusually powerful serves.