For the final section of this volume, we will now move to shoulder strength training.
You see most of the injuries to the shoulder region in tennis players are due to overuse. The shoulder undergoes many repetitive movements and over time this overuse can cause the small muscles of the shoulder know as the Rotator cuff muscles to fatigue, inflame and possibly tear. Therefore it is critical to strengthen these muscles daily during the preparation phase of training and tapper off to one to two times a week during competition.
We recommend after it's performed resets of 10-15 repetitions using one to three pounds weights. Small medicine balls can be used as weights if they are available. Here are five exercises where a pound of prevention can literally help to avoid weeks or even months of recovery.