Latest Issue of the iTF Coaching and Sport Science Review

Here is the latest issue of the ITF Coaching and Sport Science Review. Topics include:

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Pilates for Tennis Training: Strength + Flexibility = Power Performance

Pilates for Tennis Training: Strength + Flexibility = Power Performance Guest Post by Lori Ettlinger Gross, TPT Resistance training for tennis performance has two functions: 1) to improve  a player’s strength because explosive power is essential in the game today, … Continue reading

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Pilates for Tennis Performance: So Many Directions, So Little Time

Guest Member Post: Pilates for Tennis Performance: So Many Directions, So Little Time by Lori Ettlinger Gross, TPT Tennis is a “multi-planar” sport. By that we mean it is played in any number of directions, with speed and agility. These … Continue reading

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Single Leg Stability Training for Groundstrokes – by Oliver Stephens

This guest post by CTPS and MTPS Certified Member Oliver Stephens is a great read. If you observe modern tennis played at all levels from Intermediate Juniors to High Level Professionals, you will notice how the better players often seem … Continue reading

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Presentation Slides From Performance Lectures at 2014 Tennis Medicine & Performance Conference

On July 19th and 20th, 2014 the iTPA and STMS combined to host the 2014 Tennis Medicine & Performance Conference in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). This great 2 day education event brought together experts in all aspects of tennis medicine, science, … Continue reading

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Medicine/Injury Prevention Slide Presentations from the 2014 Tennis Medicine & Performance Conference

If you were unable to attend the 2014 Tennis Medicine & Performance Conference in person, you missed one great educational event. However, we want to provide great value to iTPA members and we are including a selection of the medical/injury … Continue reading

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Tennis Lunges: Not Your Momma’s Lunges

All of you are probably aware of traditional lunges and how they are great for developing leg strength, muscular endurance, balance and stability. However, as good traditional lunges are, they can be improved and made more specific for tennis by … Continue reading

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iTPA TPT Member Available to Train Tennis Players in Pilates Before, During and After US Open

iTPA TPT Member Lori Gross is available to train tennis players in Pilates at her studio which is 15 miles from Flushing Meadows stadium before, during and after the US Open. Her information is below:

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Should Young Kid Lift Weights? What Does the Science Tell Us?

For the last few decades, the discussion around whether young kids should lift weights or perform resistance training has progressed substantially. It is important to review the science around resistance training in young individuals and make decisions about training based … Continue reading

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Help Your Players Learn How To Eat Like the Pros: Tennis Sport Nutrition Trends

Listen to the below webinar presented by iTPA Certification Commissioner Page Love on Tennis Sport Nutrition Trends.

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