Tennis Movement – Bonus
Join Dr. Mark Kovacs the most famous tennis sports scientist in the world. He can often be seen in the box of players like John Isner and Francis Tiafoe.
In this course, we take you on the court with Mark as he demonstrates several exercises he uses with his athletes to make them better movers.
Powered by the iTPA
I am very excited to announce our partnership with Dr. Mark Kovacs and his International Tennis Performance Institute (iTPA).
If you know tennis, you likely know about Mark and his reputation. If you have not heard about Mark, you can read a little bit more about him below.
I wanted to partner with Mark for many years and I am very happy that he has now agreed to offer several courses on Fitness related courses that will all be powered by the iTPA, which is his association that certifies and teaches tennis coaches about sports science for tennis.
Dr. Mark Kovacs is a performance physiologist, researcher, professor, author, speaker and coach with an extensive background training and researching elite athletes. He currently runs a consulting firm focused on optimizing human performance by the practical application of cutting-edge science.
He formerly directed the Sports Science, Strength & Conditioning and Coaching Education departments for the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and was the Director of the Gatorade Sports Science Institute. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA).
Dr. Kovacs was an All-American and NCAA doubles champion in tennis at Auburn University and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Alabama.
He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Certified Tennis Performance Specialist (CTPS) and Master Tennis Performance Specialist (MTPS) through the iTPA, and in 2012 he was the youngest ever recipient of the International Tennis Hall of Fame Educational Merit Award.
He has worked with hundreds of elite athletes in dozens of sports providing high-performance sport science services in the lab, on the court, field, pitch, track, and ring. He now travels the world speaking at conferences and to corporations and universities, in addition to video shoots and interviews.
He is also CEO of Kovacs Institute out of Kennesaw, GA, offering EXCLUSIVE AND BESPOKE SERVICES FOR ELITE INDIVIDUALS AND COMPANIES LOOKING TO OPTIMIZE BUSINESS, SPORT AND LIFESTYLE SUCCESS THROUGH THE LATEST PERFORMANCE SCIENCES in addition to online courses.
Learn more about the iTPA Here
About this Course
This course will be led by Dr. Mark Kovacs.
Mark will cover the use of Wall Drills, Repeaters, and Alley Drills and show you exactly how to help your students.
Wall Drills - LINEAR
Posture - Linear
10 second hold - Linear
Single Leg Hold - Linear
Single Leg Drive Up - Linear
Single Leg Drive Down - Linear
Wall Drills - LATERAL
Posture - Lateral
10 second hold - Lateral
Single Leg Hold - Lateral
Single Leg Drive Up - Lateral
Single Leg Drive Down - Lateral
5 Second Run - Lateral
36 feet (doubles line)
Singles Line to T
Doubles Line to T
1 Foot (Linear)
2 Feet (Linear)
1 Foot (Lateral)
2 Feet (Lateral)
Speed Skater (Baseline to Net)
Single Leg Hops
Jorge needs to film a quick takeaways / summary video here