Cardio Tennis

What is Cardio Tennis?

Cardio Tennis is a high energy fitness activity that combines the best features of the sport of tennis with cardiovascular exercise, delivering the ultimate, full body, calorie burning aerobic workout. It is a very social and fun class for players of all ability levels taught by a tennis teaching professional.

If you’ve never played tennis before it is a great way to be introduced to the sport and if you are an experienced high level tennis player it is the best way to train for tennis. Most classes have mixed ability and some facilities offer classes which are more specific to ability/fitness level. However, regardless of ability or fitness level the tennis professional is trained to provide the ultimate workout for each person.

A true cardio tennis workout is typically 6-8 players per court, using the agility ladder, transition balls, music and heart rate monitors

The purpose of Cardio Tennis

The purpose of Cardio Tennis is:

  • to train in your zones
  • to burn calories
  • to train for tennis

What are the benefits of Cardio Tennis?

Benefits of playing Cardio Tennis:

  • Participants are able to achieve their effective heart rate zones with ease because of the fun factor
  • You can burn more calories than singles or doubles and many other fitness options
  • Provides interval training scenario which is effective way to achieve heart health and fitness
  • It is a fun group activity where players of all ability levels enjoy tennis together
  • While you are “playing” tennis the primary focus is on getting a great workout
  • Fights the obesity crisis and offers a better fitness option for those who do not like to go to the gym

Cardio Tennis Global

Cardio Tennis (owned by the Tennis Industry Association - TIA) offers a turn-key solution to Cardio Tennis Programming for National Governing Bodies around the world. Cardio Tennis is currently managed by NGB's in six countries around the world:

For information on how you can provide your tennis population with the incredible benefits of Cardio Tennis, contact us at

Introducing TRX Cardio Tennis

TRX Cardio Tennis provides the ultimate ball-striking, calorie-burning workout incorporating strength, muscle endurance, balance and flexibility. The new program combines TRX Suspension Training, which is designed to facilitate an enormous range of body-weight training movements, with Cardio Tennis, the high-energy fitness activity featuring tennis games and drills for all ability levels and ages that delivers a fun, full-body, calorie-burning aerobic workout. Currently TRX Cardio Tennis is only available in the US, the first course offered outside the US was in London in June 2012.

For information on TRX Cardio Tennis visit

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