Brett Sargeant teaches a cardio class at AVAC.
If tennis weren't exercise enough, a special program has been laid out for coaches across the nation. Cardio Tennis is designed to burn more calories in less time. With these lessons, a large number of players can crowd a court for loud music, heart-pumping action, and a few lost calories. Players are starting to realize this, and more lessons are being offered nationwide.
Each class participant is expected to wear a heart monitor, both to estimate calorie consumption and monitor their activity level. Each drill is designed to keep the players moving at high paces. The less people, the more intense the lesson becomes.
I have personally participated in this type of lesson. It is incredibly fun and challenging. Not only is the player able to train their body, but their skills as well. It's money well spent.
If you seen this in magazines as I have, you might think it's just some diet inspired activity. However, the lesson is a good break the monotonous skill developmental lessons offered by most pros. Give it a try.
If it's all interesting to you, check out the cardio tennis website for the location nearest you. From a quick survey of my area, most major clubs offer this lesson. If you have any questions about it refer to the website or contact me.