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Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – Jump Lunge

Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – Jump Lunge

The Jump Lunges may be implemented to improve power and the ability to move, react, and change direction in a more efficient manner; it also aids in the development of balance. The exercise has been introduced to promote development of sagittal plane quickness. The Jump Lunge is a plyometric exercise, which focuses on improving hip...
Strength and Conditioning: Resistance Training – Forward Lunge to Press

Strength and Conditioning: Resistance Training – Forward Lunge to Press

The Forward Lunge to Press is a compound exercise, which focuses on improving the synergy of the neuro-muscular system, strengthening the knee extensor, hip extensor, and shoulder musculature, improving body control & coordination and flexibility as well as improving skill & balance foundation for complex movements. Note: If the athlete has flexibility issues and/ or...
Static Stretching: Lunge Hip Flexor

Static Stretching: Lunge Hip Flexor

The Lunge Hip Flexor is a static stretching exercise, which focuses on improving flexibility of hip flexor musculature, reducing the risk of injury and aids in the muscle recovery process. Description Place floor mat on the ground Step into a forward lunge position; the knee of the rear foot has ground contact; knee of the...

Dynamic Stretching: Lateral Skips with Arm Swings

The Lateral Skips with Arm Swings is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, and improving flexibility utilizing no equipment. Description Stand up straight with feet together and arms raised sideways to shoulder level (180˚ Lateral Shoulder Abduction) Perform skips to your right side while swinging arms...
Dynamic Stretching: Cross-Over Lunge with Heel Reach

Dynamic Stretching: Cross-Over Lunge with Heel Reach

The Cross-Over Lunge with Heel Reaches is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, improving flexibility and stability utilizing no equipment. Description Stand up straight with feet shoulder-width apart Perform a cross-over move; right leg crosses over behind the left foot, stepping into a lunge while arms...
Dynamic Stretching: Forward Lunge and Ankle Reach

Dynamic Stretching: Forward Lunge and Ankle Reach

The Forward Lunge & Ankle Reach is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, improving flexibility and stability utilizing no equipment. Description Look forward at all times Take a large step out with the left leg Drop right knee towards the ground in a controlled fashion until...
Dynamic Stretching: Lunge and Overhead Reach

Dynamic Stretching: Lunge and Overhead Reach

The Lunge & Overhead Reach is a dynamic stretching exercise, which focuses on reducing the risk of injury, optimizing power-production capabilities, improving flexibility and stability utilizing no equipment. Description Look forward at all times Take a large step out with the leading leg Drop trailing knee towards the ground in a controlled fashion until both...