| By Frank Dolan

Most tennis players work on foot speed during agility drills.  While important, it is not nearly as critical as creating the functional movement and movement skills to accelerate and decelerate in a multi-directional manner.  Use this sequence of exercises to optimize your on court "cutting" speed.

Frank Dolan

<p>Frank Dolan is a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and the owner of Sports and Fitness Performance in Islip, NY. In addition to studying directly under such industry luminaries as: Gray Cook, Mark Verstegen, and Mike Boyle, Frank consults for organizations such as Equinox Fitness Clubs, Major League Strength, The Baseball Factory, and several local colleges, high schools and sports organizations. He is an expansion team presenter for Functional Movement Systems (FMS) and in 2008 he worked as consultant to the NY Yankees during Spring Training. He may be reached by e-mail at <a href="mailto:coachfrankdolan@gmail.com">coachfrankdolan@gmail.com</a> or at the facility by phone (631) 650-7140.</p>