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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...
Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – Single Leg High Box Jump

Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – Single Leg High Box Jump

The Single Leg High Box Jump 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 Single Leg High Box Jump is a plyometric exercise,...
Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – Box Depth Drops to Vertical Jump

Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – Box Depth Drops to Vertical Jump

Depth jumps consist of the athlete stepping off boxes of various heights, landing on the ground, and minimizing ground contact time to jump onto another object or in another direction. The athlete is going to accelerate the body, thereby maximizing nervous system efficiency for a single repetition with duplicable repetitions to follow; they are “controlled”...
Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – High Box Jump

Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – High Box Jump

The High Box Jump 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 High Box Jump is a plyometric exercise, which focuses on...
Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – Medial Box Shuffle (I)

Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – Medial Box Shuffle (I)

The Medial Box Shuffle 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 frontal plane (side-to-side) quickness and improve agility. The Medial Box Shuffle I is a...
Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – Lateral Box Shuffle (I)

Tennis Conditioning: Plyometrics – Lateral Box Shuffle (I)

The Lateral Box Shuffle 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 frontal plane (side-to-side) quickness and improve agility. The Lateral Box Shuffle I is a...
Tennis Conditioning: Basic Concepts of Training to Improve Power – Developing Speed-Strength

Tennis Conditioning: Basic Concepts of Training to Improve Power – Developing Speed-Strength

Power, which can be expressed as (force x distance]/time), is commonly referred to as speed-strength and is the factor behind performing work in a quick (short) period of time; in other words, power is the time rate of work (work/time). Being a powerful athlete means being able to exert force in order to handle the...