The center of the mass of the body is directly connected with the centering of the athlete’s mind. As centering of the mind makes the athlete more grounded, calm and relaxed, it lowers the levels of anxiety. Centering the thoughts, the athlete can be fully aware of the body’s position and to be exact – it’s center of mass and transfer of weight around it

Creating a feeling of proper loading and unloading the body parts is first step in creating the awareness of the power source

Body segments must be coordinated and synchronized in such a way that a highest racquet speed is generated at the impact point.

Linear momentum in the serve motion is achieved when the whole body has reached the height from where the player can produce the perfect upper body turn (angular momentum) and create the most efficient follow through movement. For this to happen, the legs should create such a powerful drive that can transfer the energy through […]

As spin is more and more introduced into the game of tennis, there was a lot of confusion how to create a spin in  a most efficient way. By confusion I mean teaching kids to create a lot of spin using their arms solely, seeing lots of kids in a very early age having problems […]

Reo Ozaki

キネティックチェーン: 身体の動きを相対的に見る方法である。キネティックは身体の動きを表す言葉で、チェーンは身体の関節の部分を表す。チェーンのうちの一つでも不具合があれば身体全体に影響を及ぼす。

キネティックチェーン: キネティックとはから動きと言う意味でチェーンはその動きを結ぶものだ。なので今回のテーマは体の動きとその結ぶ動きに関して話したいと思います。


2. 次ボールを打つ瞬間を考えよ。ボールを打つため、地面の下から上にかけて力を伝えないと行けない。 ボールを打つ上で色々な動作を考えなければ行けない。(力の伝え方、キネティックチェーン)。 ボールの打ち方に対して違う視点から見ると、怪我をせず簡単にボールを打つことができる。