Category Archives : Injury Prevention

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David Ranney about “Tennis Fitness for the Love of it”

David Ranney (www.maxtennis.com) is the expert on playing the mental game of tennis. He has been studying the mental game for over 25 years. I have recently met David and participated in his mental seminars (read about his free offer here) and he has a lot of great information and knowledge to offer. If you live in California, Washington or Oregon, […]


Interview with Oscar Wegner

The legendary tennis coach Oscar Wegner (modern tennis methodology) has interviewed me about my book “Tennis Fitness for the Love of it.” We were chatting about the importance of fitness and stretching for maximum tennis performance and life. Watch, listen and enjoy! You can find more of Oscar’s teachings at www.tennisteacher.com


Sample Material of the Book “Tennis Fitness for the Love of it”

To make sure that you are completely satisfied with your decision to buy “Tennis Fitness for the Love of it”, you can view sample material from the book in the resources below. Enjoy the viewing. Amazon’s Search Inside Feature Google Books Preview Feature Table of Contents Introduction About the Author Sample Chapter 13 — Calf Myofascial Relase Sample Chapter 28 […]


Book: Tennis Fitness for the Love of it

I am glad to announce, that the book “Tennis Fitness for the Love of it. A Mindful Approach to Fitness for Injury-free Tennis” that  many have been so impatiently waiting for, is available on Amazon.com for $14.95. Get your copy here now! For bulk orders, please contact me. To all the tennis players of any age and skill level, who always […]

Tennis Fitness for the Love of it

Myofascial Release Recovery Routine After Activity

Every high level athlete is pushing his or her body to the extreme – training every day for hours and often on hard surfaces (the concrete courts of Los Angeles are very unfriendly to the tennis player’s body!). Additionally, the uneven nature of tennis where one side is always used more than the other, makes it even worse for your […]


Hamstrings Myofascial Release

It is very common that tennis players have tight hamstrings. You use them when running and jumping on court as they are assisting to bend your knee and extend the hip. And if you are one of the few that stretch the hamstrings regularly, and despite all the stretching they still remain tight, you need to do myofascial release. When you […]


Prevent Pain in Calf Muscles

Strained or torn calf muscle is a frightening thought for every tennis player. It can easily happen when you push off or lunge after a ball. Often it happens when the athlete hasn’t warmed up properly or the calf muscles are de-conditioned and tight. Previous calf injuries make the calf muscles more vulnerable for future injuries as well. Calf muscles are […]


Upper Back Row with Theraband

Tight shoulders or neck and tension headaches can be very unpleasant and almost everybody will experience them occasionally and some even regularly. Bad posture with head forward, tight chest muscles and weak upper back muscles are the culprit. If you look around, people with round upper backs and heads forward are a very common sight. The older they are, the more […]