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Playing racquet sports with none-dominant hand?

Is this do-able / safe? I used to play some squash when I was younger (about 20 years ago) but have recently decided I want to start playing tennis with some friends. Thing is, my right arm is injured ...
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Would you allow your child to play tennis? [closed]

Does anyone have any personal experiences or information related to "Tennis Elbow" or tennis related injuries. I'm looking for feedback relating to all age groups. I've personally only seen overuse "...
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Gym routine with Tennis

What would be some good additional exercises to do at the gym for 2 days a week with 7 days of tennis? Objective - Improve strength, mobility and endurance. (Not particularly in this order) I am ...
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Tennis complementary exercises?

For almost 3 years now, i've been swimming (2km in 35 min) everyday... and for the last 6 months i went back to a old fashion: tennis... i've been playing it almost on a daily basis and getting better ...
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Do energy Gels help in long Tennis matches

I do a lot of long distance running and I normally take a gel if I am racing and it goes longer than 2 hours. (Like a Marathon) My question is for tennis would I get the same benefit? For example, a ...
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How to make scar tissue due to blisters heal faster in hands after tennis/fencing/climbing?

I got blister just to the point that holds a foil i.e. index finger. It irritates me in tennis, fencing and climbing. What are best methods to recover from scar tissue due to blister?
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Warmups and trainings for Shoulder cuff?

I started tennis 1 year ago and now I started fencing. I successfully recovered from Ulnar claw here by strengthening forearms. Now I have poor blood circulation in shoulder cuff (reasons can be too ...
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Lower back strength-training and running for tennis

I have been building muscles half a year successfully. I today run first time for a long time 1.5 hours. I feel a kind of good tension or gentle pain at my middle back (T10). I have not had a ...
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Recovery plan from tennis shoulder

Shoulder pain is caused by the assisting movement of tennis when you os humerus moves 2 cm outward from the normal position in each assist. The rubber band is my first choice. However, I do not have ...
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Weight Training for Tennis

I have learnt from this site that weight training that involves lifting few repetitions (e.g. 6) of heavy weights will result predominantly in muscle strength increases, where as lifting many ...
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What's an appropriate recovery period after a summit event?

After a big event (in my case a weekend tennis tournament), what's an appropriate recovery time before continuing to workout again?
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How do I avoid calf and knee pain after a weekend of tennis?

I play tennis on hard courts usually 1 - 3 times per week. Several times a year there are weekend tournaments or other competitive weekend events that I like to participate in. Typically, by the end ...
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Sport Specific Lifts - Tennis

I joined, for the first time, a summer tennis league this year. I do a small amount of weight training still and would like to focus my lifting sessions more toward functional lifts that might ...
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