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Fit to Play Tennis
Fit to Play Tennis

Fit to Play Tennis

High Performance Training Tips


304 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $26.95)

Publication Date: April 2006

ISBN 9780972275958

Rights: WOR

USRSA (Apr 2006)
Racquet Tech Publishing


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An illustrated guide to intelligent, effective tennis training

This physical and mental training manual arms athletes, coaches, parents, and sports scientists with an easy-to-follow, seven-point plan to enhance performance, limit injuries, and help tennis players avoid overtraining and burnout. Delivering practical tips and techniques that integrate the numerous factors influencing tennis performances into year-round training plans and schedules, the manual outlines key strategies such as structured on-court training, guidance on smart training and playing, and survival tips for staying healthy and keeping athletes playing at the top of their game.


"A must-have for any really serious performance tennis player. But even if you're not a world class player, this book will prove a fascinating and informative read." —ACE Tennis Magazine

"The best tennis training work book I have read." —David Sammel, International Tennis Coach

Author Biography

Carl Petersen is a physiotherapist and fitness coach for players ranging from club-level to ATP-, ITF-, and WTA-ranked pros. He is a former director of sport medicine and science for the Canadian Alpine Ski Team and traveled on the World Cup circuit from 1984 to 2003 as a physiotherapist and fitness coach. He is a partner and director of high performance training at City Sports and Physiotherapy Clinics in Vancouver, Canada. Nina Nittinger is a former professional tennis player, a certified tennis coach for the German and Swiss Tennis Federation, and a mental trainer for professional athletes.