Practical proposal for the development of the rhythm with tennis players in training


  • Santiago Micó University of Valencia
  • Rafael Martínez-Gallego University of Valencia



coordination, rhythm, training, drills, tennis specific


The importance of training coordination for the development of young players is a well-established area of research. However, rhythm, despite having a crucial importance in tennis, is one of the coordinative capacities less studied and therefore, it is difficult for coaches to obtain information that could allow them to design coaching sessions that focus on these capacities. This article highlights the importance of rhythm in tennis, and also presents series of general exercises (without the use of a specific tennis equipment), special exercises (with the use of specific tennis equipment) and specific exercises (in game situations) aimed at the training of these coordinative capacities.


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How to Cite

Micó, S. ., & Martínez-Gallego , R. . (2019). Practical proposal for the development of the rhythm with tennis players in training. ITF Coaching & Sport Science Review, 27(78), 40–43.