Emphasizing a movement-based approach to conditioning, Tennis Anatomy offers over 75 exercises designed to mimic the unique physical demands of the game and train the body as an integrated unit to maximize explosive power.
Each exercise offers step-by-step descriptions and full-color anatomical illustrations highlighting the muscles in action. Exercises for the lower body, core, shoulders, back, chest, arms, and wrists—along with information on proper acceleration and deceleration mechanics, rotational strengthening, and lateral movement skills—will help you cover the court with strength and efficiency. Illustrations of the active muscles for forehands, backhands, volleys, and serves show you how each exercise is fundamentally linked to tennis performance.
You’ll also find exercises aimed to protect the body from common tennis injuries and tips for proper recovery so you are always ready to ace the competition.
Authors E. Paul Roetert and Mark Kovacs have worked at the highest levels of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and are experts in tennis training and performance. Their expertise, combined with stunning illustrations, ensures Tennis Anatomy will prepare you to dominate any opponent.