A Christmas Gift: Play Better for Longer

A Christmas Gift: Play Better for Longer Are you looking for the perfect Christmas gift idea for someone you love who plays tennis or possibly you play tennis and want someone who loves you, to give you the Christmas present you want? It exists now for those lucky enough to be at Ashtead Squash and … Read more …

What is a sustainable level of fitness for your tennis

It’s a valid question as there is a level of Fitness (fitness for purpose) for everything we do. The two variables are the purpose and required¬†fitness level. Andy Murray is struggling to make the right decisions about rehab to get him back to a level of fitness that enables him to compete at the top … Read more …

Wimbledon 2017; Injury, Longevity and GOAT’s

Glorious sunshine, wilting grass and players, these may be the enduring memories of this year’s Wimbledon. More than 10 players ¬†retired with injuries this year not including Murray and Cilic who both played out on one good leg. What does any of this mean for you as a recreational player?Very little, on first reflection, as … Read more …

Tennis Sustainability

We humans enjoy the gift of movement in everyday life and in recreational activity whether it’s gardening, walking, dance, sport or any other purposeful movement we choose. The human body is designed for movement and it can be the source of our greatest joy. The consequent lift it gives to both mind and spirit is … Read more …

Tennis Elbow

Many recreational tennis players have suffered at one time or another from Tennis Elbow, soreness and/or inflammation at the tendon connection of the wrist extensor muscles, to the outside of the upper arm bone at the elbow. (The Lateral Epicondyle) It is not restricted to tennis players and a number of people involved in other … Read more …