Daily Archives: May 23, 2010


Windmill for Strong Core, Glutes and Balance

Having a strong core is extremely important in tennis – it gives stability to your hips and shoulders, which are essential for your stroke production. It allows a smooth transfer of power from your core to your limbs with perfect balance, strength, and flexibility. A strong core allows your limbs to move more efficiently and independently from each other, and as a […]


Hydration for Optimal Performance

You have to be properly hydrated to withstand high intensity training, such as tennis. The value of water, your body’s most important nutrient, cannot be underestimated. Even a mild dehydration, as little as 2% loss of fluids, which is considered “normal” for humans, can have a detrimental outcome on your tennis performance. You don’t even feel thirsty until maybe at 3% […]


External Hip and Glute Stretch — Pigeon

Tennis is a very strenuous sport concerning your skeletal system – your muscles, tendons and joints are taxed tremendously with all the quick changes of direction and bursts of sprints and stops. And tennis being “one-sided” sport doesn’t help much either. Even if you play two-handed backhand, the dominant side of your body gets much more work – your serve, […]