Tennis is one of the best sports for life. For a limited time only you can get GFWT programme for just $4.49 per month with 7 days free trial. The credit details you provide when proceeding will not be charged unless you continue with the subscription after the free trial. You can cancel any time within the free trial period and your card will not be charged.
We hope that you’ll decide to take up Tennis as both a sport and fitness workout.
The GFWT fitness programme is based on Tennis
It is called “Tennis Blast, a Total Body Workout!”
It was designed by David Bailey (Australia) who is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading Tennis fitness and footwork experts.
1. A fun, mind stimulating, skill based cardio-workout
2. Tennis specific warm-ups, aerobics, strength & flexibility.
3. Footwork for striking all Tennis strokes (Called "Contact Moves) as a leg workout.
4. "How To Teach Tennis Blast” for personal trainers.
"After Just 4 Weeks of working with David Bailey on my movement and fitness, I went on to win my first title.
In Just 9 months I played in my 1st Open Grand Slam and I’ve risen from #300 to a Ranking of #98 in the world. I can’t overstate the importance of the work that I have done with Dave. It has been such a confidence booster and so great for my mind as well. Now I feel so much more confident and faster on the court and I cope so much better with everything. I can play much longer matches and I feel ready to fight!
- Jarmila Gajdosova, highest ranking of #20 on the WTA Women's Pro Circuit
Nick Bollettieri, one of The Most Influential people In the world Of Tennis has endorsed David Bailey. David has developed a complete conceptual framework for the baffling array of movement patterns in the pro game. Top coaches around the world, like Nick, have been inspired by David's work and are already using it on court on a daily basis.”
- John Yandell (U.S.A.), Editor of leading Tennis Education website Tennisplayer.net
I’ve had the pleasure of knowing David Bailey for several years and I can say without hesitation that he’s taught me a lot of things that is going to help me; and anytime anybody helps me they gotta’ be damn good!
No matter what coach teaches you, there is one part of the game you MUST have control of and that is - having a solid foundation and complete control of your body when you make contact with the ball...which means, you have to know how to move to the ball, make contact...and then recover in order to repeat that process over and over. I’m sure no matter what level of play you are on when you watch David Bailey’s DVDs, with or without your coach you will benefit from it.”
- Legendary Tennis Coach, Nick Bollettierri
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Free sample videos of Tennis Blast Fitness and Tennis Blast-Bailey Tennis Footwork
|1.||HD||Butt Kicks Run||00:00:34|
|2.||HD||Rolling Lunge Pickup||00:00:37|
|3.||HD||Ready Split Combo||00:00:25|
|4.||HD||X 000 1_9 Lateral Pushes||00:00:39|
|8.||HD||Flex Upper Body||00:03:43|
Tennis Blast Warm Ups & Aerobics
Multi dimensional runs and explosive hops and jumps
|1.||HD||High Knee Run||00:00:31|
|2.||HD||Butt Kicks Run||00:00:34|
|4.||HD||Side Skip Run||00:00:23|
|8.||HD||Forward and Back Jumps||00:00:32|
|10.||HD||Athletic Warm Up (full drill)||Individual basic "multi-directional runs," then "explosive runs and hops." See individual clips or the full "Athletic War Up" video clip.||00:05:10|
|1.||HD||1st Bounce Catches||00:00:38|
|4.||HD||Rolling Runaround Pickup||00:00:44|
|5.||HD||Rolling Lunge Pickup||00:00:37|
|6.||HD||Drop Shot Catches||00:00:42|
|7.||HD||Throws & Catches Full Video||Partner Throws & Catches will warm up you up, get your rhythm and reactions ready for any level of Tennis||00:03:55|
The basic movements required repeatedly when getting ready to react for the next ball and stroke.
|3.||HD||Ready Bounce Combo||00:00:30|
|4.||HD||Ready Split Combo||00:00:25|
|5.||HD||Basic Movements full video||The movements that are repeatedly used to get ready and react to the next ball and stroke.||00:01:47|
4 basic, and 4 more challenging ladder drills. The best ones for starting out in Tennis.
|1.||HD||1 Foot Run||00:00:47|
|2.||HD||2 Foot Run||00:00:54|
|9.||HD||Basic Ladders||The first 4 ladder drills that any one can do and warm up with. They will stay with you always.||00:03:15|
|10.||HD||Intermediate Ladders||4 challenging explosive ladder drills that are challenging for people of all abilities.||00:03:01|
Tennis Blast's Skipping, Aerobics & Boxing are a fantastic base for Tennis
Backswing steps ground shot and line runs are all important preparation phases
|2.||HD||Ground Shot Runs||00:01:59|
Strength & Flexibility
Upper body band exercises followed by Tennis specific bands exercises for hitting Forehands and Backhands. These exercises improve strength and prevent injury. The great thing about doing strength with bands is that it is convenient to carry a band anywhere you go, and there is no risk of injury like when using weights.
|1.||HD||Bands Exercises||Bands Exercises||00:07:44|
|2.||HD||Tennis Specific Bands||00:02:27|
Lower, Oblique (side) and Upper Abdominal exercises. The beauty of David Bailey's stomach exercises is that they never get boring, they exercise each muscle in the stomach, and you will be rewarded with a flat stomach, possibly a 6 pack!
Core Lower and Upper Body Flexibility Exercises
|1.||HD||Flex Lower Body||00:04:12|
|2.||HD||Flex Upper Body||00:03:43|
The 12 key Contact Moves, the footwork used to hit ground strokes.
Here we use these moves as a leg workout
Forehand Contact Moves
|1.||HD||Forehand Offensive||Forehand Offensive||00:05:48|
|2.||HD||Forehand Rally||Forehand Rally||00:02:33|
|3.||HD||Forehand Defensive||Forehand Defensive||00:03:28|
Backhand Contact Moves
|1.||HD||Backhand Offensive||Backhand Offensive||00:04:48|
|2.||HD||Backhand Rally||Backhand Rally||00:02:33|
|3.||HD||Backhand Defensive||Backhand Defensive||00:02:23|
Serves & Smashes
Bailey Tennis Footwork: The Original, revolutionary, Bailey Method Footwork Programme. Introducing the "Contact Move," "Completing the Circle" and the "5Rs of movement."
|1.||HD||1 Completing the Circle||1 Completing the Circle||00:03:06|
|2.||HD||2. Step Downs||2. Step Downs||00:14:43|
|3.||HD||3. Pivots||3. Pivots||00:06:38|
|4.||HD||4. Spins||4. Spins||00:09:35|
|5.||HD||5. Transfers||5. Transfers||00:05:51|
|6.||HD||6. Moguls||6. Moguls||00:05:54|
|7.||HD||7. Power Moves||7. Power Moves||00:04:06|
|8.||HD||8. Hops||8. Hops||00:09:15|
How to teach Tennis Blast Fitness in large groups.
For the coach, fitness trainer or school teacher
|1.||HD||Aerobic Interval Fitness||Aerobic Interval Fitness||00:10:04|
|2.||HD||Contact Moves||Contact Moves||00:16:23|
|4.||HD||How to Teach - full video||How to teach Tennis Blast Fitness - Full Video||00:35:24|