DNS Movement Skills - Training the Tennis Athlete

DNS Movement Skills Course  

Training the Tennis Athlete

August 17-18, 2019

Bratislava, Slovakia



The 2 day DNS Tennis Training Skills Course with Michael Rintala, D.C. and Tomas Stasko is designed to progress the concepts and principles of DNS as they apply to the assessment, treatment, and training of the Tennis athlete. 

This course will be valuable for coaches, strength and conditioning specialist, personal trainers and clinical professionals working with the Tennis athlete. 

The DNS Tennis Training Skills Course- Open to strength coaches, personal trainers and clinical professionals working with the Tennis or rotational athlete population, and looking to utilize DNS Movement Preparation sequencing and loading while training and/or treating.  

Attendees of this course should expect an improved understanding of DNS and its application to the Tennis Athlete or rotational athlete. How to integrate the DNS concepts and principles into strength and movement training progressions in order to facilitate increased functional movement capacity, enhance performance and prevent injury. 

This is an advanced skills course

The course will be highly interactive and focus on the application of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization concepts and principles in the athletic training environment 


• Prior DNS course work is required.DNS Exercise 1 or DNS Exercise A

DNS Tennis Training Skills Course

 Course Objectives:

- Developmental kinesiology aspects for the ideal stereotype of the tennis athlete

- Basic core stabilization as a prerequisite for locomotion patterns

- The role of the diaphragm in training the Tennis Athlete; dual postural-respiratory diaphragmatic function: how it applies to movement quality and performance.  

- Application to training progressions:

  • Integration of DNS concepts and principles to strength and movement training of the Tennis Athlete

Course Instructors:


Michael Rintala, D.C. 

Michael Rintala, D.C. is in private practice in San Diego, California specializing in sports medicine and rehabilitation.

Dr. Rintala has been part of the Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour Sports Medicine Team since 2005. He is also a treating doctor for the World Surf League (WSL) and wide variety of other organizations ranging from Dance to Action Sports. 

Dr. Rintala is an international instructor on Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) for the Prague School of Rehabilitation. He is a certified DNS Exercise Trainer and DNS Practitioner.


Tomas Stasko, Movement Therapist, DNSET



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Course Fee's and Registration Instructions:

Early Bird course fee is: 450 EUR Before September 15, 2019 

The course fee after September 15, 2019 is: 500 EUR

Prague School fee of 80 EUR: *In addition, there is a fee of 80 Euros (~95 US dollars) for the Prague School, which goes towards research. You MUST sign-up on the Prague School website first. Follow the link below: