Category Archives: General

Does Heat Affect Oxidative Stress in Tennis Players?

Oxidative balance is something that is discussed in many different circles, from elite athletes to the everyday person. Continue reading

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Traveling with a Tennis Player: Thoughts from a CTPS

By Dean Hollingworth, CTPS

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It’s been a little over a month since I’ve come back home from the US Open. It took a bit of time to settle back into my routine and gather my thoughts on what was a great experience. Continue reading

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WTFC Audio: Panel on Training Best Practices for Competitive Junior Players with Reilly Opelka

 

WTFC Audio: Panel on Training Best Practices for Competitive Junior Players with guest pro player Riley Opelka. Panel: Bret Waltz, Cassiano Costa, Reilly Opelka Continue reading

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Participate in a Research Study on Burnout In Coaches

Participate in a Research Study on Burnout In Coaches

Prof. Dr. Michael Kellmann of Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, is conducting research into the factors that contribute to burnout amongst coaches. We invite you to participate in the survey to help better understand Continue reading

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New Job Opportunity

JOB OPPORTUNITY:
Great job opportunity with the iTF for a someone with an interest in online tennis education. The iTPA works very closely with the ITF and specifically the icoach to provide high quality coach education material.  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 prevention presentation slides from the 2014 Tennis Medicine & Performance Conference below. If you are interested in viewing 10 of the most well-attended sessions during the conference, please visit the link below with the ability to subscribe to over 7 hours of video from the conference 2014 Tennis Medicine & Performance Conference VideosDSC_0717 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 performing  “Tennis Lunges.” The 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:

Lori Gross

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iTPA Executive Director Dr. Mark Kovacs Radio Show Link

Click below to listen to the iTPA’s Executive Director Dr. Mark Kovacs being interviewed on by Alex Ramirez 4/23/2014 Continue reading

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10 Key Concepts of Youth Physical Fitness

Improving youth physical fitness is a major objective of city, state, regional and federal government agencies, multiple organizations and trade associations, non-profits and private companies. Below is an article provided by Continue reading

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