Jun 272018
 

Beautiful weekend, hope you all got out there to hit some in the cooler weather.  Hannah and I played singles down in Alton.  She was a finalist in the wowen’s open and I won the consolation bracket of the men’s 45s.

Planning on open courts this Thursday at 5:30.  This will be the last one until July 10th, so get out there tomorrow.

On to week 5 training.

Start any training or playing  with some warm-up and stretching.

Warm up:  Jog in place with high knees:  30 sec.   Jog in place with high heels: 30 sec.  Mini jumping jacks: 30 sec.  Leg stretches:  1 min.  Arm circles:  10 small forward, 10 small backward, 10 big backward 10 big forward.  6 deep sneaky lunges (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRL9vCQTLxA).  

Cool down:  Wide feet stretches hanging over, side to side sway.  Leg stretches, arm and shoulder stretch, end up with standing side stretch.

Week 5: June 28 – July 4

June 28:  Warm-up.

Interval Run:  7 intervals.   Interval Run explained:  Jog 15 sec.  Spring 10 Sec.  Walk 15 sec.    Cool down.

June 29:  Warm-up.

Core Exercies:  Do sets of core exercises with 20 sec. break between moves.

Move 1:  Plank:  Hold 30 secs.  (https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do)

Move 2:  Bicycles:  30 reps (https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-5)

Move 3:  Side Rise:  10 reps/side  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rorFwJ0h2e4

Move 4:  Windshield Wiper: 10 reps/side https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-7

Move 5:  Plank with Arm and Leg Lift  10 reps/side https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-2

Move 6:  Superman/Banana:  8 reps  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evZILvDdQT4

Move 7:  Plank with Twist 10 reps/side   https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-3

Cool down:

June 30:  Warm-up

Leg Workout:  25 secs between moves.  30 secs. is max on some of these moves, increase intensity

Move 1:  Jump Squats:  30 secs.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utQShuge6Vk

Move 2:  Mary Katherine Squats:  30 secs.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQOSdQRx

Move 3:  Circle Run:  40 secs/each direction  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZSHdFSxcYY

Move 4:  Leap Frog Squats:  30 secs    http://player.anytimefitnesss.com/fitness/how-to-leap-frog-squats.html

Move 5:  Hot foot:  40 secs/foot  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcFacQNgoGc

Move 6:  Football Hero 30 secs  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWh3v3GflOE

Move 7:  Combo Twist:  40 secs   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVoH_vPOMTA

Cool Down

July 1:  Sunday  Day Off

July 2:  Warm-up

Interval Run:  6 Intervals

Beep Test:  Up to level 5 (or as far as you can go):   Down load a beep test app for 20meters.  That is the distance from the tennis net to the back fence.  Get to the net or fence by each time the beep sounds. See how many levels you can get.

Cool Down.

July 3:  Warm Up

Upper body workout:

Move 1:  Shoulder-width Push-ups 9 reps   , knees up if you can, knees down if not.

Move 2:  Radial Muscle:  2 sets of 20 reps   2lb or smaller weight

Radial

  1. Stand with your arms at your sides, and with one hand grasp a dumbbell on only one end (similar to a hammer). The weighted end should be in front of the thumb.
  2. With the wrist in a neutral position and the palm toward the thigh, slowly cock the wrist to raise and lower the weighted end through a comfortable range of motion (figure 8.15a). All the movement should occur at the wrist with no elbow or shoulder joint movement; the arc of movement will be small.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets.

Move 3:  Wide-width Push-Ups: 9 reps   , knees up if you can, knees down if not.

Move 4:  Ulnar Muscle:  2 sets of 20 reps  2lb weight or smaller

Ulnar

  1. Stand with your arms at your sides and with one hand grasp a dumbbell on only one end (similar to a hammer). The weighted end should be behind your little finger.
  2. With the wrist in a neutral position and palm facing your thigh, slowly cock the wrist to raise and lower the weighted end through a comfortable range of motion (figure 8.15b). All the movement should occur at the wrist with no elbow or shoulder joint movement; the arc of movement will be small.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets

Move 5:  Tri-Side Rise  9 reps/each side    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7QNavtBK9Y

Move 6:  Forearm Pronation:  2 sets of 20 reps  2lb weight or less

Forearm Pronation

  1. Sit in a chair with one elbow flexed and the forearm resting on a table or your knee. Let the wrist and hand hang over the edge.
  2. Use a dumbbell with a weight at only one end (similar to a hammer). The weight is on the thumb side to start. Begin the exercise with the palm upward so that the handle is horizontal (figure 8.16a). Slowly raise the weighted end by rotating your forearm and wrist until the handle is vertical.
  3. Pause for 1 second, then return to the starting position.
  4. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets

Move 7:  Burpee  9 reps

Move 8:  Forearm Supination  2 sets of 20 reps   2lb weight or less

Forearm Supination  

        Sit in a chair with one elbow flexed and the forearm resting on a table or your knee. Let the wrist and hand hang over the edge.

  1. Use a dumbbell with a weight at only one end (similar to a hammer). The weight should be on the thumb side to start. Begin the exercise with the palm down (figure 8.16b). Slowly raise the weighted end by rotating your forearm and wrist until the handle is vertical.
  2. Pause for 1 second, then return to the starting position.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets.

 

Cool Down:

July 4:    Warm-up

Footwork     Move 1:  Jump Rope  30 secs

Move 2:  Horizontal Run:  7 reps

Start at the doubles sideline, facing the net.

Shuffle (sidestep) to the centre service line.

Sprint back to the starting position.

Turn and sprint across the court to the opposite doubles sideline.

Shuffle back to the centerline.

Sprint back to the doubles sideline.

Turn and sprint back to the starting position; you should start and finish at the same spot.

Move 3:  Split Step  25 reps

  • Stand with your feet together in front of the baseline. Hop forward over the baseline, planting your feet just wider than shoulder-width apart on the other side. Instantly hop back to starting position, feet together, and repeat without pausing for 10 to 20 reps.

Move 4:  Split Step Wide 25 reps

  • start with your feet just wider than shoulder-width apart and keep them there, hopping forward over the baseline and back to start for 10 to 20 reps.

Move 5:  Lateral Movement  9 reps each side

  • Start with three lateral steps to the left, perform a backhand swing, then recover to the center. Repeat to the right. Vary the size of your steps and the speed.
  • Do the same three lateral steps to the left, perform a forehand swing, then recover to the center. Repeat to the right. Again, vary the size of your steps and your speed.

Move 6: Carioca  9 reps/each side  http://tennisracket.me/tennis-footwork-for-beginner/

Move 7:  Back to where you were:  9 reps    Sprint from baseline to service line.   Run backwards back to the baseline.

Cool Down:

 

Any team player who reads this far down:  Text me “Week 5” for a free gatorade at practice.

Jun 212018
 

Hope you all got to play over the weekend.  Hannah and I played some open mixed doubles in Champaign and ended up second.  Heading down to Alton this weekend for women’s open singles and mens 45 singles.  See you this afternoon at 5:30, weather permitting

On to week 4 training.

Start any training or playing  with some warm-up and stretching.

Warm up:  Jog in place with high knees:  30 sec.   Jog in place with high heels: 30 sec.  Mini jumping jacks: 30 sec.  Leg stretches:  1 min.  Arm circles:  10 small forward, 10 small backward, 10 big backward 10 big forward.  6 deep sneaky lunges (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRL9vCQTLxA).  

Cool down:  Wide feet stretches hanging over, side to side sway.  Leg stretches, arm and shoulder stretch, end up with standing side stretch.

Week 4: June 21 – June 27

May 21:  Warm-up.

Interval Run:  6 intervals.   Interval Run explained:  Jog 15 sec.  Spring 10 Sec.  Walk 15 sec.    Cool down.

June 22:  Warm-up.

Core Exercies:  Do sets of core exercises with 20 sec. break between moves.

Move 1:  Plank:  Hold 30 secs.  (https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do)

Move 2:  Bicycles:  25 reps (https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-5)

Move 3:  Side Rise:  9 reps/side  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rorFwJ0h2e4

Move 4:  Windshield Wiper: 9 reps/side https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-7

Move 5:  Plank with Arm and Leg Lift  9 reps/side https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-2

Move 6:  Superman/Banana:  6 reps  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evZILvDdQT4

Move 7:  Plank with Twist 9 reps/side   https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-3

Cool down:

June 23:  Warm-up

Leg Workout:  25 secs between moves

Move 1:  Jump Squats:  30 secs.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utQShuge6Vk

Move 2:  Mary Katherine Squats:  30 secs.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQOSdQRx

Move 3:  Circle Run:  30 secs/each direction  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZSHdFSxcYY

Move 4:  Leap Frog Squats:  30 secs    http://player.anytimefitnesss.com/fitness/how-to-leap-frog-squats.html

Move 5:  Hot foot:  30 secs/foot  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcFacQNgoGc

Move 6:  Football Hero 30 secs  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWh3v3GflOE

Move 7:  Combo Twist:  30 secs   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVoH_vPOMTA

Cool Down

June 24:  Sunday  Day Off

June 15:  Warm-up

Interval Run:  5 Intervals

Beep Test:  Up to level 5 (or as far as you can go):   Down load a beep test app for 20meters.  That is the distance from the tennis net to the back fence.  Get to the net or fence by each time the beep sounds. See how many levels you can get.

Cool Down.

June 26:  Warm Up

Upper body workout:

Move 1:  Shoulder-width Push-ups 8 reps   , knees up if you can, knees down if not.

Move 2:  Radial Muscle:  2 sets of 15 reps   2lb or smaller weight

Radial

  1. Stand with your arms at your sides, and with one hand grasp a dumbbell on only one end (similar to a hammer). The weighted end should be in front of the thumb.
  2. With the wrist in a neutral position and the palm toward the thigh, slowly cock the wrist to raise and lower the weighted end through a comfortable range of motion (figure 8.15a). All the movement should occur at the wrist with no elbow or shoulder joint movement; the arc of movement will be small.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets.

Move 3:  Wide-width Push-Ups: 8 reps   , knees up if you can, knees down if not.

Move 4:  Ulnar Muscle:  2 sets of 15 reps  2lb weight or smaller

Ulnar

  1. Stand with your arms at your sides and with one hand grasp a dumbbell on only one end (similar to a hammer). The weighted end should be behind your little finger.
  2. With the wrist in a neutral position and palm facing your thigh, slowly cock the wrist to raise and lower the weighted end through a comfortable range of motion (figure 8.15b). All the movement should occur at the wrist with no elbow or shoulder joint movement; the arc of movement will be small.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets

Move 5:  Tri-Side Rise  8 reps/each side    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7QNavtBK9Y

Move 6:  Forearm Pronation:  2 sets of 15 reps  2lb weight or less

Forearm Pronation

  1. Sit in a chair with one elbow flexed and the forearm resting on a table or your knee. Let the wrist and hand hang over the edge.
  2. Use a dumbbell with a weight at only one end (similar to a hammer). The weight is on the thumb side to start. Begin the exercise with the palm upward so that the handle is horizontal (figure 8.16a). Slowly raise the weighted end by rotating your forearm and wrist until the handle is vertical.
  3. Pause for 1 second, then return to the starting position.
  4. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets

Move 7:  Burpee  8 reps

Move 8:  Forearm Supination  2 sets of 15 reps   2lb weight or less

Forearm Supination  

        Sit in a chair with one elbow flexed and the forearm resting on a table or your knee. Let the wrist and hand hang over the edge.

  1. Use a dumbbell with a weight at only one end (similar to a hammer). The weight should be on the thumb side to start. Begin the exercise with the palm down (figure 8.16b). Slowly raise the weighted end by rotating your forearm and wrist until the handle is vertical.
  2. Pause for 1 second, then return to the starting position.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets.

 

Cool Down:

June 27:    Warm-up

Footwork     Move 1:  Jump Rope  30 secs

Move 2:  Horizontal Run:  6 reps

Start at the doubles sideline, facing the net.

Shuffle (sidestep) to the centre service line.

Sprint back to the starting position.

Turn and sprint across the court to the opposite doubles sideline.

Shuffle back to the centerline.

Sprint back to the doubles sideline.

Turn and sprint back to the starting position; you should start and finish at the same spot.

Move 3:  Split Step  20 reps

  • Stand with your feet together in front of the baseline. Hop forward over the baseline, planting your feet just wider than shoulder-width apart on the other side. Instantly hop back to starting position, feet together, and repeat without pausing for 10 to 20 reps.

Move 4:  Split Step Wide 20 reps

  • start with your feet just wider than shoulder-width apart and keep them there, hopping forward over the baseline and back to start for 10 to 20 reps.

Move 5:  Lateral Movement  8 reps each side

  • Start with three lateral steps to the left, perform a backhand swing, then recover to the center. Repeat to the right. Vary the size of your steps and the speed.
  • Do the same three lateral steps to the left, perform a forehand swing, then recover to the center. Repeat to the right. Again, vary the size of your steps and your speed.

Move 6: Carioca  8 reps/each side  http://tennisracket.me/tennis-footwork-for-beginner/

Move 7:  Back to where you were:  8 reps    Sprint from baseline to service line.   Run backwards back to the baseline.

Cool Down:

Jun 122018
 

Hope you all got to play over the weekend.  I played at the Edwardsville Open Mens 4.0, made it to the finals and lost 6-3, 6-2.  Lot of good tennis, makes me want to practice more.  Come on out this Tuesday and Thursday for open courts at the Junior high at 5:30.

On to week 3 training.

Start any training or playing  with some warm-up and stretching.

Warm up:  Jog in place with high knees:  30 sec.   Jog in place with high heels: 30 sec.  Mini jumping jacks: 30 sec.  Leg stretches:  1 min.  Arm circles:  10 small forward, 10 small backward, 10 big backward 10 big forward.  6 deep sneaky lunges (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRL9vCQTLxA).  

Cool down:  Wide feet stretches hanging over, side to side sway.  Leg stretches, arm and shoulder stretch, end up with standing side stretch.

Week 2:  June 14 to June 20

May 14:  Warm-up.

Interval Run:  5 intervals.   Interval Run explained:  Jog 15 sec.  Spring 10 Sec.  Walk 15 sec.    Cool down.

June 15:  Warm-up.

Core Exercies:  Do sets of core exercises with 20 sec. break between moves.

Move 1:  Plank:  Hold 30 secs.  (https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do)

Move 2:  Bicycles:  20 reps (https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-5)

Move 3:  Side Rise:  8 reps/side  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rorFwJ0h2e4

Move 4:  Windshield Wiper: 8 reps/side https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-7

Move 5:  Plank with Arm and Leg Lift  8 reps/side https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-2

Move 6:  Superman/Banana:  5 reps  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evZILvDdQT4

Move 7:  Plank with Twist 8 reps/side   https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-3

Cool down:

June 16:  Warm-up

Leg Workout:  25 secs between moves

Move 1:  Jump Squats:  25 secs.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utQShuge6Vk

Move 2:  Mary Katherine Squats:  25 secs.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQOSdQRx

Move 3:  Circle Run:  25 secs/each direction  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZSHdFSxcYY

Move 4:  Leap Frog Squats:  25 secs    http://player.anytimefitnesss.com/fitness/how-to-leap-frog-squats.html

Move 5:  Hot foot:  25 secs/foot  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcFacQNgoGc

Move 6:  Football Hero 25 secs  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWh3v3GflOE

Move 7:  Combo Twist:  25 secs   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVoH_vPOMTA

Cool Down

June 17:  Sunday  Day Off

June 18:  Warm-up

Interval Run:  4 Intervals

Beep Test:  Up to level 4 (or as far as you can go):   Down load a beep test app for 20m.  That is the distance from the tennis net to the back fence.  Get to the net or fence by each time the beep sounds. See how many levels you can get.

Cool Down.

June 19:  Warm Up

Upper body workout:

Move 1:  Shoulder-width Push-ups 7 reps   , knees up if you can, knees down if not.

Move 2:  Radial Muscle:  2 sets of 10 reps   2lb or smaller weight

Radial

  1. Stand with your arms at your sides, and with one hand grasp a dumbbell on only one end (similar to a hammer). The weighted end should be in front of the thumb.
  2. With the wrist in a neutral position and the palm toward the thigh, slowly cock the wrist to raise and lower the weighted end through a comfortable range of motion (figure 8.15a). All the movement should occur at the wrist with no elbow or shoulder joint movement; the arc of movement will be small.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets.

Move 3:  Wide-width Push-Ups: 7 reps   , knees up if you can, knees down if not.

Move 4:  Ulnar Muscle:  2 sets of 10 reps  2lb weight or smaller

Ulnar

  1. Stand with your arms at your sides and with one hand grasp a dumbbell on only one end (similar to a hammer). The weighted end should be behind your little finger.
  2. With the wrist in a neutral position and palm facing your thigh, slowly cock the wrist to raise and lower the weighted end through a comfortable range of motion (figure 8.15b). All the movement should occur at the wrist with no elbow or shoulder joint movement; the arc of movement will be small.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets

Move 5:  Tri-Side Rise  7 reps/each side    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7QNavtBK9Y

Move 6:  Forearm Pronation:  2 sets of 10 reps  2lb weight or less

Forearm Pronation

  1. Sit in a chair with one elbow flexed and the forearm resting on a table or your knee. Let the wrist and hand hang over the edge.
  2. Use a dumbbell with a weight at only one end (similar to a hammer). The weight is on the thumb side to start. Begin the exercise with the palm upward so that the handle is horizontal (figure 8.16a). Slowly raise the weighted end by rotating your forearm and wrist until the handle is vertical.
  3. Pause for 1 second, then return to the starting position.
  4. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets

Move 7:  Burpee  7 reps

Move 8:  Forearm Supination  2 sets of 10 reps   2lb weight or less

Forearm Supination  

        Sit in a chair with one elbow flexed and the forearm resting on a table or your knee. Let the wrist and hand hang over the edge.

  1. Use a dumbbell with a weight at only one end (similar to a hammer). The weight should be on the thumb side to start. Begin the exercise with the palm down (figure 8.16b). Slowly raise the weighted end by rotating your forearm and wrist until the handle is vertical.
  2. Pause for 1 second, then return to the starting position.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets.

 

Cool Down:

June 20:    Warm-up

Footwork     Move 1:  Jump Rope  30 secs

Move 2:  Horizontal Run:  5 reps

Start at the doubles sideline, facing the net.

Shuffle (sidestep) to the centre service line.

Sprint back to the starting position.

Turn and sprint across the court to the opposite doubles sideline.

Shuffle back to the centerline.

Sprint back to the doubles sideline.

Turn and sprint back to the starting position; you should start and finish at the same spot.

Move 3:  Split Step  15 reps

  • Stand with your feet together in front of the baseline. Hop forward over the baseline, planting your feet just wider than shoulder-width apart on the other side. Instantly hop back to starting position, feet together, and repeat without pausing for 10 to 20 reps.

Move 4:  Split Step Wide 15 reps

  • start with your feet just wider than shoulder-width apart and keep them there, hopping forward over the baseline and back to start for 10 to 20 reps.

Move 5:  Lateral Movement  7 reps each side

  • Start with three lateral steps to the left, perform a backhand swing, then recover to the center. Repeat to the right. Vary the size of your steps and the speed.
  • Do the same three lateral steps to the left, perform a forehand swing, then recover to the center. Repeat to the right. Again, vary the size of your steps and your speed.

Move 6: Carioca  7 reps/each side  http://tennisracket.me/tennis-footwork-for-beginner/

Move 7:  Back to where you were:  7 reps    Sprint from baseline to service line.   Run backwards back to the baseline.

Cool Down:

Jun 062018
 

Hope your week one went better to mine.  Infected tooth had me down for several days.  But I will make it back up this week.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  Also plan on open courts this Thursday at 5:30 at the Junior High Courts.

Start any training or playing  with some warm-up and stretching.

Warm up:  Jog in place with high knees:  30 sec.   Jog in place with high heels: 30 sec.  Mini jumping jacks: 30 sec.  Leg stretches:  1 min.  Arm circles:  10 small forward, 10 small backward, 10 big backward 10 big forward.  6 deep sneaky lunges (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRL9vCQTLxA).  

Cool down:  Wide feet stretches hanging over, side to side sway.  Leg stretches, arm and shoulder stretch, end up with standing side stretch.

Week 2:  June 7 to June 13

May 7:  Warm-up.

Interval Run:  4 intervals.   Interval Run explained:  Jog 15 sec.  Spring 10 Sec.  Walk 15 sec.    Cool down.

June 8:  Warm-up.

Core Exercies:  Do sets of core exercises with 20 sec. break between moves.

Move 1:  Plank:  Hold 25 secs.  (https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do)

Move 2:  Bicycles:  15 reps (https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-5)

Move 3:  Side Rise:  7 reps/side  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rorFwJ0h2e4

Move 4:  Windshield Wiper: 7 reps/side https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-7

Move 5:  Plank with Arm and Leg Lift  7 reps/side https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-2

Move 6:  Superman/Banana:  4 reps  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evZILvDdQT4

Move 7:  Plank with Twist 7 reps/side   https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-3

Cool down:

June 9:  Warm-up

Leg Workout:  25 secs between moves

Move 1:  Jump Squats:  20 secs.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utQShuge6Vk

Move 2:  Mary Katherine Squats:  20 secs.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQOSdQRx

Move 3:  Circle Run:  20 secs/each direction  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZSHdFSxcYY

Move 4:  Leap Frog Squats:  20 secs    http://player.anytimefitnesss.com/fitness/how-to-leap-frog-squats.html

Move 5:  Hot foot:  20 secs/foot  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcFacQNgoGc

Move 6:  Football Hero 20 secs  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWh3v3GflOE

Move 7:  Combo Twist:  20 secs   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVoH_vPOMTA

Cool Down

June 10:  Sunday  Day Off

June 11:  Warm-up

Interval Run:  3 Intervals

Beep Test:  Up to level 3 (or as far as you can go):   Down load a beep test app for 20m.  That is the distance from the tennis net to the back fence.  Get to the net or fence by each time the beep sounds. See how many levels you can get.

Cool Down.

June 12:  Warm Up

Upper body workout:

Move 1:  Shoulder-width Push-ups 6 reps   , knees up if you can, knees down if not.

Move 2:  Radial Muscle:  15 reps

Radial

  1. Stand with your arms at your sides, and with one hand grasp a dumbbell on only one end (similar to a hammer). The weighted end should be in front of the thumb.
  2. With the wrist in a neutral position and the palm toward the thigh, slowly cock the wrist to raise and lower the weighted end through a comfortable range of motion (figure 8.15a). All the movement should occur at the wrist with no elbow or shoulder joint movement; the arc of movement will be small.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets.

Move 3:  Wide-width Push-Ups: 6 reps   , knees up if you can, knees down if not.

Move 4:  Ulnar Muscle:  15 reps.

Ulnar

  1. Stand with your arms at your sides and with one hand grasp a dumbbell on only one end (similar to a hammer). The weighted end should be behind your little finger.
  2. With the wrist in a neutral position and palm facing your thigh, slowly cock the wrist to raise and lower the weighted end through a comfortable range of motion (figure 8.15b). All the movement should occur at the wrist with no elbow or shoulder joint movement; the arc of movement will be small.
  3. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets

Move 5:  Tri-Side Rise  6 reps/each side    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7QNavtBK9Y

Move 6:  Forearm Pronation:  15 reps

Forearm Pronation

  1. Sit in a chair with one elbow flexed and the forearm resting on a table or your knee. Let the wrist and hand hang over the edge.
  2. Use a dumbbell with a weight at only one end (similar to a hammer). The weight is on the thumb side to start. Begin the exercise with the palm upward so that the handle is horizontal (figure 8.16a). Slowly raise the weighted end by rotating your forearm and wrist until the handle is vertical.
  3. Pause for 1 second, then return to the starting position.
  4. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets

Move 7:  Burpee  6 reps

Move 8:  Forearm Supination  15 reps

Forearm Supination

  1. Sit in a chair with one elbow flexed and the forearm resting on a table or your knee. Let the wrist and hand hang over the edge.
  2. Use a dumbbell with a weight at only one end (similar to a hammer). The weight should be on the thumb side to start. Begin the exercise with the palm down (figure 8.16b). Slowly raise the weighted end by rotating your forearm and wrist until the handle is vertical.
  3. Pause for 1 second, then return to the starting position.
  4. Perform for 10-15 repetitions and switch hands and perform the same movement on the opposing hand. Perform this movement for multiple sets.

 

Cool Down:

June 13:    Warm-up

Footwork     Move 1:  Jump Rope  30 secs

Move 2:  Horizontal Run:  4 reps

Start at the doubles sideline, facing the net.

Shuffle (sidestep) to the centre service line.

Sprint back to the starting position.

Turn and sprint across the court to the opposite doubles sideline.

Shuffle back to the centerline.

Sprint back to the doubles sideline.

Turn and sprint back to the starting position; you should start and finish at the same spot.

Move 3:  Split Step  12 reps

  • Stand with your feet together in front of the baseline. Hop forward over the baseline, planting your feet just wider than shoulder-width apart on the other side. Instantly hop back to starting position, feet together, and repeat without pausing for 10 to 20 reps.

Move 4:  Split Step Wide 12 reps

  • start with your feet just wider than shoulder-width apart and keep them there, hopping forward over the baseline and back to start for 10 to 20 reps.

Move 5:  Lateral Movement  6 reps each side

  • Start with three lateral steps to the left, perform a backhand swing, then recover to the center. Repeat to the right. Vary the size of your steps and the speed.
  • Do the same three lateral steps to the left, perform a forehand swing, then recover to the center. Repeat to the right. Again, vary the size of your steps and your speed.

Move 6: Carioca  6 reps/each side  http://tennisracket.me/tennis-footwork-for-beginner/

Move 7:  Back to where you were:  6 reps    Sprint from baseline to service line.   Run backwards back to the baseline.

Cool Down: