This program is designed for the serious tennis athlete in mind. For those wanting to get the most out of themselves physically and train like a world class athlete. This program will take you into the world of high end professional training. It is for Male and Female players that play regular tournaments and are wanting to see how far they can take their game. It is also for fitness trainers and coaches who are wanting to know exactly how to take their players physically to the next level. Players must have a basic strength foundation and sound training experience is advisable. You must be over the age of 16 years to follow this program.
"TRAIN LIKE ONE, FEEL LIKE ONE"
Adequate muscle strength is the foundation for all other facets of your physical state. Being strong gives you the ability to perform better, recover faster, produce more power, last longer and more importantly prevent injuries. Following these specific programs will build up your strength to where it should be and set you up to get in your best physical state.
Having the ability to perform repeated power movements (Pushing off, Jumping, serving) is what tennis is all about. Improving this area will lead to better force production and improved power control. This program will set you up with everything you need to produce more repeated power.
This program targets the three different speed components. Acceleration, deceleration and high end speed. There are three key area's one needs to concentrate on when performing these speed components at high intensity - power, position and pattern. Concentrating on these three components in the speed drills will improve your overall speed.
Having fast and responsive movement is what every tennis player should be aiming for. Getting yourself set up for shots, getting to short balls and having the ability to feel like you can attack from anywhere on court is important. This program targets your first step acceleration, change of direction, deceleration, footwork and reaction time.
Tennis requires you to be on the court for hours on end, constantly moving and concentrating. The structure of this program takes into consideration the work : rest ratio in a match, how long the average point is and what your aerobic base needs to be at to give you optimal endurance. After completing this module, you will be recovering faster between points, have more stamina and better mental resilience.
Having the ability to move your joints through a functional range of motion is important for long term physical success and reduced risk of injury. Joints are controlled by muscle movement and opening up the chain of movement. These tennis specific movement based exercises will increase the joint range of motion and allow you to feel strong at end range.
You could be one of the 1000s of tennis players wanting to go to college or even go pro! Or someone who just wants to get more out of themselves and train specifically for tennis. Well, Stop wasting your time doing what you have always done, has it worked? Do you need to learn more, work harder and be pushed to another level? Learn what we teach the pros, this is your chance to step up and be the physical beast you need to be! Take hold of this opportunity, don't look back and have regrets. Get the confidence your game needs, its right at your finger tips. We will even throw in a 7 Day MONEY BACK GUARANTEE. So you have nothing to lose, LIMITED TIME!
Building strength is a crucial part of training. If you don't have a solid strength foundation it is hard to develop power, speed, optimal endurance and most importantly prevent injuries. Your strength base could be the main reason you are getting injured or can't get over niggling injuries. This program will kick start your specific strength growth. You will develop a solid foundation and initiate a platform for the future. These programs will get you feeling stronger throughout your body as you learn how to move with control.
These cutting edge power programs will educate you on how to train for force expression. By following these programs you will develop better first step speed, quicker change of direction, power on your shots and speed on your serve. You need to get it right, there is a balance between not doing enough and doing too much when it comes to power training. We will show how to do it!
Having fast and responsive movement is what every tennis player should be aiming for. Getting yourself set up for shots, getting to short balls and having the ability to feel like you can attack from anywhere on court is important. These programs target your first step acceleration, change of direction, deceleration, high end speed and footwork. A must for any serious player.
Tennis requires you to be on the court for hours on end, constantly moving and concentrating. The structure of the program takes into consideration the work : rest ratio in a match. Being specific to a real match is important. After completing these maximal aerobic speed programs, you will be recovering better between points and feeling more energy throughout on court.
Moving rapidly for 5-20sec then recovering and doing it again and again is what is needed to make it in tennis. Repeated movement effort is important to improve, as it dictates how you position yourself on the court and ultimately how you hit your shots. These tough repeated effort programs will have you carrying out repeated on-court drills that will have you feeling lighter and more physically resilient on the court.
Off feet conditioning will allow you to unload the joints in your lower extremities whilst challenging your aerobic conditioning at the same time. Following these off feet conditioning programs consistently is important for injury prevention and aerobic conditioning.
Having the ability to move your joints through a functional range of motion is important for long term physical success and reduced risk of injury. Joints are controlled by muscle movement and opening up the chain of movement (muscle length / joint range). These tennis specific movement based exercises will increase the joint range of motion and allow you to get into better positions on the court.
We have specifically chosen 14 yoga poses, specific for tennis. By following these specific tennis yoga programs you will feel you can get your body into better positions, recover quicker and find yourself stronger and more powerful at end range. These programs will help calm your nervous system and balance out your body.
Everyone athlete is different and has different strength capacities and injury histories. For this reason, we wanted to design programs catering to your individual needs. Before you commence your program you will need to perform three strength tests and two mobility tests. From this data we then calculate using a special formula a program that is more suitable for your needs.
Everyone has varying fitness levels and we like to take this into consideration when programming. Before you commence your program you will need to complete an agility test and an aerobic test. This is the best way to see where you are at (your starting point) and give you the opportunity to set some targets. You will also need the data to use for your programs, as the data will determine your running speeds/distances etc
We have included this program into the bonus section as we believe that unpredictable drills are very important to implement into training. However at times, it is difficult to have someone that can assist you (eg throwing balls etc). So for this reason we have included them here, so you can utilise the program when you have someone around to help. This is a great program to use during tournament time.
Don't be confused about when and what you should be doing. We want you to peak at the right time! Get your tennis fitness training just right, so you don’t wipe yourself out or injure yourself. We believe having an effective “Periodised Tennis Training Plan” is just as important as the actual tennis exercises within the plan.
When training tennis players for high performance it is important to follow a system that has been tested and researched. The Martin Method 9 thread system is designed according to how the ideal tennis athlete should look, feel and compete. It is a comprehensive approach to high performance training. Learn the 9 threads as an algorithm for the ideal tennis athlete.
The body holds tension in certain areas. Dependant on what it is exposed to and the level of athleticism an individual has. This tension build up can affect how our joints move and how we feel. Keeping your body as tension free as possible will allow you to move with more freedom and reduce the risk of injury. Self trigger point treatment is an important part of the process of reducing muscle tension.
This program will increase your mobility throughout your joints. It is a fast track to preventing injuries and helping your body recover quicker. You will break up adhesions, scar tissue and lengthen your muscles with these proven techniques. This program can literally prevent serious injury and boost your physical state. Every athlete should be doing this.
In order to get the most out of your body, you need to look after it and stretching is a critical part of that. Elongating muscle length to a healthy range will enable you to get in better positions on the court, have better blood flow and feel better. You need to commit to your recovery program as much as you do to your training program. These specific stretches will lead to better performance.
Having an effective warm up routine is an area most player stumble with. This warm up program has everything you need, to have you firing when you walk on court. From activation exercises, mobility patterns and movement drills, you will have all your bases covered. It is a must!
We know people are busy, so in order to ensure you utilise these programs, we are giving you unlimited lifetime access, or download all programs on any electronic devices (Computers, smart phones and tablets) and keep forever.
Alternatively access programs on our newly launched App.
As your ‘online’ tennis fitness trainers, you will feel like we are with you every step of the way. Unlimited access to a closed facebook group only for members, where you can ask us questions anytime. Join our community today.
"“Nathan & Giselle Martin are the consummate professionals when it comes to tennis training. I had the pleasure of working with both Tennis Trainers Nathan and Giselle while on the tennis tour for 3 years and was truly impressed with their training methods and expertise”."
"“I love the professional approach that Nathan brings day in day out. As a professional athlete I know he can get the best out of me and take me to the next level”."
You have a full 7 days to preview the program. If you decide during that time that its not right for you, just let us know and you'll be issued a full refund (minus paypal or stripe transaction fee), no questions asked. In short, you get a great return on your investment, or you get your money back.
Please remember this is a High Performance program. You will need access to a modern gymnasium, and tennis court.
Yes, This program is for players aged 16 years and above. A lot of the gym based exercises require training experience, physical maturity and sound understanding of technique.
We are here for you every step of the way. You have unlimited access to a closed facebook group only for members, where you can ask us questions anytime.
Yes, this is exactly how we would be training a professional player. You will get access to the "what, when and how" they do it. You will experience the same physical challenges and gain the same results.
This is high performance program and needs to be treated like it. That means it is designed for players that can commit to training 6 days per week, plus do recovery (stretch, foam rolling, trigger point treatment). If you want to get in the best possible physical state, you need to work smart and hard.
The programs include videos, PDF files and some graphics. You have unlimited online lifetime access or alternatively all your programs can be downloaded. They can be viewed and downloaded on all electronic devices (Computers, smart phones and tablets).
We have spent time and money making sure these programs are user friendly! Alternatively you can also access the programs on our newly launched app.
Once you complete the 6-week program you should rest for 2-4 weeks, maintaining what you developed, following a maintenance program. After this time you can start the High Performance Program again and better your time, loads etc. You can follow the program 3-4 times per year, if needed.
To get the most out of the program, we recommend players follow the specified program as it is set out. However we know players have time constraints, you will need to do what it takes to make it work the best you can. There are 6 days of training per week. The sessions range in duration of 30min-60min.