Tennis Center for Performance Research Blog

The Knowledge Base – An Introduction

The TCPR Knowledge Base The TCPR Knowledge Base is our blog discussing everything related to building tennis athletes. The tennis establishment has developed many theories which are widely held to be principles. We intend...

Understanding Pro Forehands

Introduction A previous article (So What is the ATP Forehand Anyway?) described the pillars of the Type III ATP forehand. These pillars are exclusively defined by attributes of the forward swing – that is,...

So What is the ATP Forehand Anyway?

Background A recent article ("Has Player Development Failed Female Athletes?") questioned the assertion that females can’t hit an “ATP Forehand”. But what is an ATP forehand… good question. It is not clear when the...

Has Player Development Failed Female Athletes?

The opinions expressed in this article are those of Dr. Brian Gordon and do not necessarily reflect the position of TCPR, it’s specialists or it's partners. Introduction Many followers of professional tennis have noticed...

Julio Peralta Introduction

A Conversation with Julio Peralta Julio Peralta is a veteran of the ATP Tour and an accomplished coach. He joined TCPR as our tactics and competition consultant. Recently we sat down to get his...