Fitness During Tournaments for Tennis Players Trying to be Elite

This past December I had a discussion with a young touring professional  who was having trouble sustaining his level of fitness during matches on the ATP tour. He had some very good chances to win matches against good players, but … Continue reading

Mastering the Fundamentals – ‘Where the Magic Happens’

Mastering the fundamentals – ‘Where the magic happens’ Ahhhh, I can hear some of you already, “Fundamentals, how boring!”. As I am predominantly known as a movement specialist in the sports performance world, I have always believed that you need to … Continue reading

Preseason Mistakes in Tennis

Preseason Mistakes in Tennis Same story, different year. Players posting their spartan-gladiator marathon like workouts and efforts all over social media. And this already started weeks ago (Today is Dec. 2)! I wrote a piece two years ago on the fact … Continue reading

Will Cycling Improve Your Game?

Here’s a question I recently received via e-mail from an athlete. I get asked this question quite a bit, so I thought I’d share it with you all. Dear Allistair, Thank you for your tips and inspiring posts. I have … Continue reading

Unilateral Strength Training for the Athlete

Sometimes the most effective forms of training an athlete are the simplest. Walk into most gyms and sports performance centers and you will see majority of people doing leg exercises either seated (leg press), or with both feet on the … Continue reading