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Gus C Tennis Presentation


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Gus C Tennis Presentation

  1. 1. How To Become a Top Tennis Player Toby, Augustus, Max 23 March 2010
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>How to… top tips </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Case Studies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rafael Nadal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Novac Djokoic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roger Federer </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. How to…top tips <ul><li>Start young </li></ul><ul><li>Practice loads </li></ul><ul><li>Dream of becoming a top 10 player </li></ul><ul><li>Have a good coach </li></ul><ul><li>Learn from others, through demonstration and copying </li></ul><ul><li>Keep really fit </li></ul><ul><li>Look after your tennis gear </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to play tough competition </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your focus </li></ul><ul><li>Believe you can WIN… </li></ul>
  4. 4. All about training <ul><li>A balanced tennis training programme includes activities to give </li></ul><ul><li>Aerobic stamina – for a high work rate to keep you going </li></ul><ul><li>Anaerobic – to give power in a rally and in each shot </li></ul><ul><li>Strength – for your shots </li></ul><ul><li>Speed off the mark - around the court </li></ul><ul><li>Agility – to move sideways as well as forwards and back </li></ul><ul><li>More like along distance runner than a footballer </li></ul>Top tennis players train every day for about 6-8 hours
  5. 5. Rafael Nadal <ul><li>Rafael Nadal was born in Manacor in Majorca on the 3 rd June 1986. Nadal started playing at the age of 3. He has won 6 titles and is currently the 3 rd best player in the world. He has also been he only player to win on clay, hard and grass simultaneously. </li></ul><ul><li>He was ranked the world’s no.2 after Federer for 160 weeks. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Novac Djokovic <ul><li>Novac was born on the 22 nd of May 1987 in Belgrade, Serbia. He has only won one grand slam titles singles in his career. He won bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics. He is currently the world’s no.2. He started playing at the age of 4 just after Nadal. He has been a runner-up at the 2007 US open. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Roger Federer <ul><li>Roger Federer was born on the 8 th of August 1981 in Binningen, Switzerland. He became a top tennis player in 1999. Federer has won 16 titles and has 6 runners up medals. In the 2008 olympics grabbed gold. He has appeared in 22 grand slams and has won 16 of them and runners-up 6 times. </li></ul><ul><li>On the 8 th March 2010 he was named the best player in the world. </li></ul>