Jul 04, 2016

SAQ bring you a collection of TENNIS specific workouts during Wimbledon week from our SAQ Tennis book.

Workout 01 

(from the explosion section of the tennis book)

PLYOMETRIC CIRCUIT

AIM
To develop explosive multi-directional speed, agility and quickness

AREA / EQUIPMENT
Half a tennis court, indoor or outdoor area, place ladders, hurdles and marker dots in a circuit formation.

DESCRIPTION
The players are to jump, hop and zigzag their way through the circuit as stipulated by the coach.

 

 

KEY TEACHING POINTS
• Maintain the correct mechanics for each part of the circuit
• Ensure that there is a smooth transfer from running to jumping movements nd vice versa

SETS AND REPS
5 circuits with 1 minute recovery between each circuit.

VARIATIONS / PROGRESSIONS
• Work in pairs. Player 1 completes the circuit while Player 2 feeds the ball in a various points around the circuit for Player 1 to hit back.

 

SAQ tennis book is availabe here:
http://www.saqinternational.com/saqr-tennis-book-training-and-conditioning-for-tennis.html