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OVER 130 DRILLS AND EXCERCISES FOR STRENGTH, AGILITY AND QUICKNESS
Tennis is a dynamic, explosive sport that requires a wide range of skills and a high level of fitness. To play your best, you must combine proper form with peak physcial ability. Ultimate Conditioning for Tennis offers a program for building a rock-solid physical foundation for developing a winning game.
Including exercises for everyone from beginner to club pro, the book provides a complete program that incorporates aerobics, plyometrics and functional training. Each exercise is illustrated with step-by-step photos and explained in terms of how it will improve your game--from faster strokes to shaper volleys and perfectly placed passing shots.
•Cover the court better
•Add power to your shot
•Hit perfectly placed winners
Tennis is a dynamic, explosive sport that requires a wide range of skills and a high level of fitness. To play at ones peak, form and skill must work hand in hand with physical ability. This book offers exercises for building a rock-solid physical foundation from which a player can develop a winning game. Specific drills are provided to improve multidirectional speed, balance and agility, as well as strength and hand-eye coordination. The easy-to-follow, clearly illustrated drills will help players at all levels improve their game. Developed by top coaches and players, these exercises provide a complete conditioning program that incorporates aerobics, plyometrics and functional training. Each exercise is described in terms of how to do it, which part of the body it works and, most importantly, how it improves a players game: from faster serves and more powerful ground strokes to sharper volleys and perfectly placed passing shots.
About the Author
Alan Pearson runs a sports fitness company in the UK that conditions athletes at all levels, including professionals.