Jul 162019
 

Four weeks to go, if you haven’t gotten in to training mode, now is the time to jump in.  Still a lot of conditioning you can do to get in shape for our upcoming, busy season.  I think we will be rained out for open courts on Tuesday, looking forward to Thursday.

On to week 7 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 7: June 15 – July 21

July 15:  Warm-up. Interval Run:  9 intervals.   Interval Run explained:  Jog 15 sec.  Sprint 10 Sec.  Walk 15 sec.   

Cool down.

July 16:  Warm-up. Core Exercies:  Do sets of core exercises with 20 sec. break between moves.  Not increasing reps this week, if you can do all the reps, increase your intensity and speed.

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:  12 reps/side  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rorFwJ0h2e4

Move 4:  Windshield Wiper: 12 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  12 reps/side https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-2

Move 6:  Superman/Banana:  10 reps  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evZILvDdQT4

Move 7:  Plank with Twist 12 reps/side   https://www.active.com/tennis/articles/7-core-exercises-every-tennis-player-should-do/slide-3

Cool down:

July 17:  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:  45 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:  45 secs/foot  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcFacQNgoGc

Move 6:  Football Hero 60 secs  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWh3v3GflOE

Move 7:  Combo Twist:  45 secs   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVoH_vPOMTA Cool Down

July 18:    Warm-up

Interval Run:  8 Intervals

Beep Test:  Up to level 6 (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. Any team player who reads this far down:  Text me “Week 7” for a free gatorade at practice.

July 19:  Warm Up Upper body workout:

Move 1:  Shoulder-width Push-ups 12 reps   , knees up if you can, knees down if not.

Move 2:  Radial Muscle:  2 sets of 20 reps   2lb or smaller weight Radial 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. 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. 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: 12 reps   , knees up if you can, knees down if not.

Move 4:  Ulnar Muscle:  2 sets of 20 reps  2lb weight or smaller Ulnar 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. 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. 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  10 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 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. 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. Pause for 1 second, then return to the starting position. 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  12 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. 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. Pause for 1 second, then return to the starting position. 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 20:    Warm-up Footwork:  Some of these exercises are maxed out for reps.  Increase intensity and speed.

Move 1:  Jump Rope  30 secs

Move 2:  Horizontal Run:  9 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  30 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 30 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  10 reps each side

Cool Down

July 21: Sunday, Rest

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