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Fit 2 Hit Episode 14: Problems with Fitness Testing for Tennis Players and How to Correct Them

Fit 2 Hit Episode 14: Problems with Fitness Testing for Tennis Players and How to Correct Them

Welcome to Fit 2 Hit Episode 14 from the BMW Open In Munich. I talk about problems with fitness testing for tennis players and explain how to correct them. You will learn about test validity and how to improve it, test reliability and testing recommendations including a sample performance test. JUMP TO SPECIFIC VIDEO SEGMENTS...
Fit 2 Hit On Tour: Photo Shoot with Alexander Ritschard

Fit 2 Hit On Tour: Photo Shoot with Alexander Ritschard

Philipp Halfmann is on a photo shoot with Swiss National Junior Tennis Champion Alexander Ritschard in Miami, Florida, during the ATP Tour Sony Open Tennis. Alexander is taking pictures for his sponsors for an upcoming campaign. Credits Model: Alexander Ritschard Photographer: Billy Coleman Hair & Makeup: Sophia Lenore
Fit 2 Hit Episode 10: Professional Training Session with Alexander Ritschard

Fit 2 Hit Episode 10: Professional Training Session with Alexander Ritschard

Hello and welcome to Fit 2 Hit Episode 10. Many of you send in requests that we show a training session with a professional athlete so episode 10 takes you inside a tennis training session with Swiss National Junior Champion, Alexander Ritschard.
WATCH FIT 2 HIT EPISODE 8: How to Improve US Tennis

WATCH FIT 2 HIT EPISODE 8: How to Improve US Tennis

In last week’s FIT 2 HIT episode I talked about why USTA president, Jon Vegosen, is wrong about the reasons for the decline of US tennis. Today I share my opinion on how to improve the state of US Tennis. Since this a very complex issue I focus on 3 main points: coaches, players and...
Philipp Halfmann: Introducing Tennis Conditioning Book “Advanced Concepts of Strength & Conditioning for Tennis” at Bayrischer Tennisverband

Philipp Halfmann: Introducing Tennis Conditioning Book “Advanced Concepts of Strength & Conditioning for Tennis” at Bayrischer Tennisverband

I am introducing my book “Advanced Concepts of Strength & Conditioning for Tennis” to tennis coaches and players at the TennisBase of Bayrischer Tennisverband/Sportschule Oberhaching, near Munich, Germany where Philipp Kohlschreiner, Florian Meyer and Philipp Petschner are practicing. After a long season I finally made it to the TennisBase in Oberhaching, which some of Germany’s...
Philipp Halfmann: Swiss National Indoor Championships with Alexander Ritschard – Day 2

Philipp Halfmann: Swiss National Indoor Championships with Alexander Ritschard – Day 2

Day 2 at the Swiss Tennis National Indoor Championships in Biel, Switzerland, had some very close matches; after beating Luca Roshardt in the opener Alexander lost 7:6 in the 3rd set after 3 ½ hours against Yannick Thomet. Day 2 was a long day at the Swiss Tennis National Indoor Championships in Biel; 6 matchups...
Philipp Halfmann: Swiss Tennis National Indoor Championships with Alexander Ritschard

Philipp Halfmann: Swiss Tennis National Indoor Championships with Alexander Ritschard

The 1st day at Swiss Tennis National Indoor Championships in Biel, Switzerland, had some great matches and I was able to talk to some national tennis coaches before Alexander’s 1st round match versus Luca Roshardt. Today the main draw starts at the Swiss Tennis National Indoor Championships in Biel with a lot of interesting matchups....