Tennis players need endless repetitions on the court to make their technique floorless, not only do they need exceellent technique but they also need to deal with the physical demands of the sport with a well rounded physique.
This means physical strength from resistance training, including with kettlebells, will be beneficial to all tennis players for both improved performance (with deminishing returns) and injury mitigation. A well structured and correctly executed strength and conditioning programme will be extremely beenficial to anyone who takes their tennis seriously.
Here are a variety of kettlebell exercises that can be included in this balanced strength and conditioning workout programme. Each exercises serves a different purpose for improving performance for a tennis player.
Yes. They can be used to acheive multiple physical goals like improving shoulder strability and strength to increasing movement capacity. They should be part of a well strucutred and balanced training regime to improve tennis performance.
A wide variety of exercises within the fundamental movement patterns should be used to create a strong robust body thats able to deal with the repetitious nature of tennis. That being said adding in some specific rotation work can be great for tennis players.
Tennis players shouldn’t put emphasis on which muscles they are working but rather try and improve full body strength and training the body as one system as it’s this complex system which plays the sport, not a specifc muscle groups.
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