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Printable 10 Stage Warm Up Routine for Tennis Clubs

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Following is a printable 10 stage warm up routine taken from my recent training sessions in Egypt with Irish Pro Circuit player Jenny Claffey and personal trainer Jake Nalepa. You can print it out for your tennis club notice board and/or share with your members.

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Jake devised a full warm up routine for Jenny but the following exercises can be used by players of any level and age.

IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT YOU WARM UP BEFORE PRACTICE / MATCHES TO PREVENT INJURIES.

The following warm up only takes a few minutes. You can view images and a video of the warm up below..

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Exercise 1: Jogging across the court over & back twice

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Exercise 2: Starting with small circles into large circles, forwards & backwards

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Exercise 3: Cross arms and then out to the side

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Exercise 4: Arms above head & then behind back

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Exercise 5: High knees performed slowly by doing a small jog in between alternating legs

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Exercise 6: High Knees Dynamic, continuously raising your knees

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Exercise 7: Bring your heel up towards your buttocks, continuously alternating feet

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Exercise 8: Raise your leg trying to keep it as straight as possible. Alternate legs.

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Exercise 9: Bring your knee out to the side & then to the front. Forwards & backwards.

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Exercise 10: Sidestepping over and back across the court whilst trying to stay low

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You can see the above exercises in the video below along with additional exercises.

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