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Tennis is not only fun to play but can also improve and maintain fitness levels. Playing tennis is a great way to stay fit but if you want to take your game to the next level, you must be fit for tennis. What does that mean?

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Playing tennis, like any sport can lead to injury. One of the most common injuries as a result of playing tennis is tennis elbow. The first thing we need to clear up is that despite the name, this injury is not specific to tennis and can come as a result of doing a number of different activities.

The main reason why tennis elbow occurs is due to...

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Tennis at a young age is a great way to develop many motor skills as well as a passion for the lifelong sport. In this article, there are several drills that children from ages 5 through 10+ can practice, including drills that can be practiced at home or at the tennis court, and drills that can be performed with and without a tennis racquet. 

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As life gets back to normal and courts open up, quarantine would have not been the same without my trusty Slinger Bag by my side. I was an original Kickstarter backer back in May of 2018. 

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In an era of tennis that requires its athletes to rely on more than just skillset; upper-body strength, mental toughness and endurance have become a necessity to become successful.   But believe it or not, there are a few alternate sports that tennis players can include in their training regiment that are beneficial on improving hand-eye coordination agility and footwork.  Cross Country/Track and Field A tennis player will run an average of three miles per match. Long distance running that is done in cross country races are great for developing your stamina. Sprint races like those in track and field events...

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