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Problems with the principle of specificity in sports-specific training

Last week, I read an article that focused on training tennis players, especially in relation to injury prevention. Beyond the science and statistics, the article suggested some exercises to help prevent the common injuries, especially shoulder injuries. The article focused … Continue reading

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John McEnroe wants better athletes in U.S. tennis competitive stream

While watching the last American standing (Bobby Reynolds) at Wimbledon fall to Novak Djokovic, John McEnroe said that tennis in the U.S. needs to be sexier, but also that they need to get the best athletes playing tennis. For the … Continue reading

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Talent Development: A Tennis Perspective

On Sunday, the New York Times featured an article about the struggles of tennis development in the United States. Several people criticize the vision of the United States Tennis Association or its lack of leadership. Pete Fischer, who developed Pete … Continue reading

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