Tennis Training: Enhancing On-court Performance

By Mark Kovacs, Ph.D.; W. Britt Chandler, MS; T. Jeff Chandler, Ed.D.

Today, tennis is dominated by strength, speed, and power. Bringing together over 300 tennis-specific scientific studies, this book distills the contemporary research into easily accessible principles for designing and implementing tennis training programs for the power tennis era.

"This book is a marvelous tool for every college tennis player to become faster, stronger and leaner." Adam Steinberg, Men's Tennis Coach Pepperdine University, 2006 NCAA Division I National Champions
"… takes the science of tennis training and makes it practical and applicable to coaches, parents, and players." Craig Tiley, former coach NCAA Championship team University of Illinois. Tournament Director Australian Open and Director of Player Development, Tennis Australia
"… a great resource for any high school tennis coach interested in running a top level program." Rusty Komori, 14 consecutive state titles Head Boy's Varsity Tennis Coach, Punahou School, Hawaii
"This book will certainly become the Bible of conditioning for tennis." Lee E. Brown, President National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
"This is a remarkable book since it blends perfectly practical coaching with sport science research findings." Miguel Crespo, Ph.D., Development Research Officer Development/Coaching Department, International Tennis Federation
"The definitive tennis training guide for the competitive player!" Brian Vahaly, Former Top #100 ATP Tour, 3-time All-American at The University of Virginia
"The information is truly tennis-specific and offers the most comprehensive collection of high performance data, structured in a way that is easy to implement for coaches of all levels." Billy Pate, Head Men's Tennis Coach, University of Alabama
Book Specifications
Chapters 15
Pages 234
Cover Paperback
Size 6 × 9
ISBN 9780972275972