Designing an upper body resistance training program using closed kinetic chain exercises


  • Britt Chandler



bodyweight training, serve velocity, suspension training


The purpose of this article is to summarize research on the effects of CKC and OKC upper body resistance training on serve velocity.  Practical applications of this research are discussed and examples of how these exercises can be implemented into a tennis player’s training program are provided.


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How to Cite

Chandler, B. (2020). Designing an upper body resistance training program using closed kinetic chain exercises. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 28(82), 24–26.