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Steve Green
Fitness Coach

Steve Green - Fitness Coach

Welcome to Steve Green's 
'Tennis Fitness Training Programme'

In the world of tennis fitness, Steve is up there with the best and most experienced.

Steve trained Tim Henman for many years and worked with Greg Rusedski during which time Greg reached No.4 in the world and got to the US Open final. More recently, Steve worked with the top British juniors and is the fitness consultant for the LTA's highest coaching qualification, the Performance Coaches Award (PCA).

Steve also has first hand experience at competing at the highest level; In 1980 he was part of the British sprint team during the Moscow Olympics.

Steve is available for speaking and presentation opportunities to conferences, workshops and seminars.
Contact him at Tel/Fax: 01303 242 134 Mobile: 07944 621 302 or 07828 152 803 Email: sgreenfitness@hotmail.com



Periodised Tennis Training 

Here is Steve's comprehensive periodised training programme that your players can use to enhance their physical performance on court.

In each of the following categories there will be an indepth introduction to the theory behind the training, lots of world class advice and fitness video clips that provide awesome clarity to the exercises.

NB: Currently this is a work in progress. You will notice as you look through the fitness section that there are an incredible amount of video clips, in time these will all be linked up to the periodised training program.


Steve's periodised training program is broken down into the following categories

 

Preparation Phase (Mobility/Balance training)

Overload Phase (Strength development)

Pre-Competition Phase
 (Power development)

Competiton Phase (Strength/Power maintainance)

Recovery Phase

Articles & Videos By Steve Green
Strength for Tennis - Skipping
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 19/02/09

Skipping is useful in developing high levels of cardiovascular fitness.

Views: 759
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: strength-training, circuit-training, skipping
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
Strength for Tennis - Triceps D…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 19/02/09

Exercises designed to strengthen muscles in the upper arm required for generating racket speed in the serve.

Views: 737
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: strength-training, circuit-training, upper-body-training
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
Strength for Tennis - Squats
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 19/02/09

The number one exercise for strengthening the legs.

Views: 1073
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: strength-training, lower-body, circuit-training
  • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
Strength for Tennis - Sit Ups
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 19/02/09

These sit up exercises aim to develop a strong core, necessary for efficient transfer of muscular force from the legs to the upper body.

Views: 635
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: strength-training, core-exercises, circuit-training
  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
Strength for Tennis - Press Ups
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 19/02/09

Three variations of the popular press up exercise designed to develop strength in the upper body and core regions.

Views: 1102
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: strength-training, circuit-training, upper-body-training
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
Strength for Tennis - Introduct…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 19/02/09

Circuit training is a traditional training method to prepare athletes for high resistance strength training.

Views: 1087
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: strength-training, circuit-training
  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
Power for Tennis - Open Stance …
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 05/02/09

Exercise for developing total body power.

Views: 778
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: power-training, Medicine-ball, total-body-training
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
Strength for Tennis - Lean &…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 05/02/09

Exercise for developing total body strength.

Views: 998
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: strength-training, total-body-training
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
Power for Tennis - Single Arm M…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 05/02/09

Exercise for developing total body power.

Views: 743
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: power-training, Medicine-ball, total-body-training
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
Co-ordination for Tennis - Catc…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 05/02/09

Exercise for developing co-ordination and footwork.

Views: 995
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: co-ordination, footwork-exercise
  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
Co-ordination for Tennis - Alte…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 05/02/09

Exercise for developing co-ordination and footwork.

Views: 1205
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: co-ordination
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
Power for Tennis - Bunny Hops
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 05/02/09

Exercise for developing explosive leg power.

Views: 1278
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: power-training, lower-body, Jumping-exercise
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.
Flexibility for Tennis - Karate…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 05/02/09

Exercise for developing a greater range of movement around the hip and fast hand speed.

Views: 706
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: total-body-training, Dynamic-flexibility
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.
Flexibility for Tennis - Karate…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 05/02/09

Exercise for developing greater range of movement around the hip.

Views: 909
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: Flexibility, Dynamic-flexibility
  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
Co-ordination for Tennis - Ball…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 04/02/09

Exercise for developing hand/eye co-ordination.

Views: 1639
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: mini-tennis, childrens-tennis, co-ordination
  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
Circuit Training for Tennis - R…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 04/02/09

Exercise for developing total body fitness.

Views: 2121
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: total-body-training, circuit-training
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
Power for Tennis - Overarm Thro…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 04/02/09

Exercise for developing total body power.

Views: 705
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: power-training, Medicine-ball, total-body-training
  • Currently 1.0/5 Stars.
Power for Tennis - Medicine Bal…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 04/02/09

Exercise for developing leg power.

Views: 880
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: power-training, Medicine-ball, lower-body
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.
Power for Tennis - Medicine Bal…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 04/02/09

Exercise for developing leg power.

Views: 1096
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: power-training, Medicine-ball, lower-body
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
Power for Tennis - Open Stance …
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 04/02/09

Exercise for developing trunk and leg power.

Views: 2089
Comments: 1
More in: Fitness
Tags: power-training, Medicine-ball, core-exercises, lower-body
  • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
Power for Tennis - Donkey Kicks…
Featuring: Green, S
Added: 04/02/09

Exercise for developing leg power.

Views: 1972
Comments: 0
More in: Fitness
Tags: power-training, Medicine-ball, lower-body
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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