Siauliai, Lithuania. Fantastic Grade 2 ITF tournament in Lithuania for JNTA players Georgii Kravchenko and Anastasia Kulikova
Georgii made semi-finals in both singles and doubles while Anastasia took the singles title!
Mercedes-Benz Team representing Finland in Davis Cup against Georgia! 3 of the 4 players selected to represent Finland in Davis Cup against Georgia are part of the Mercedes-Benz Team, good luck to Patrik Niklas-Salminen, Eero Vasa and Emil Ruusuvuori and to the whole Finnish Davis Cup Team.
Congratulations to Georgii Kravchenko on winning ITF G2 tournament in the Ukraine and reaching career highest ranking of 56!
Fantastic 3 week tour to start the year!
Australian Open 2017. Emil “Emppu” Ruusuvuori with another good match in Melbourne for 6-3 6-3 against Michael Vrbensky of Czech Republic secures his first Grand Slam quarter-final and place in ITF TOP-20.
What a way to start the year!
Keep it going Emppu!
What a way to end an Israel trip!
After winning ITF G2 Matan Gafniel Raanana Open in singles and doubles (partnering with JNTA player Georgii Kravchenko), Emil wins another ITF G3 tournament Marshall Open in Kiriyat Shmona.
Hard work and never giving up always pays off!!
Vierumaki ITF tournament.
Anastasia Kulikova and Emil Ruusuvuori winning the girls and boys singles titles
Emil Ruusuvuori and Georgii Kravchenko winning the boys doubles title
Congratulations to all!!
First title on the ITF Professional Tour for Patti! In the final of Chinese Taipei F2 futures Patti and his partner Yunseong Chung was better than CHIU, Yu Hsiang (TPE) / LIU, Shao-Fan (TPE) 7/5 6/4.
This time it was only doubles for the moment but the single title will hopefully come soon!
JNTA is very happy to announce the creation of the JNTA PERFORMANCE PROGRAM.
The Performance Program offers an accurate and systematically planned athletic development
that adapts to the changing needs of the competition schedule, and it’s designed specifically
for each individual player. Short and long-term strategy and development plan is discussed
between the player and JNTA Performance coaching staff.
The Performance program is ideal for all athletes looking to reach high competitive status and
has no age limitation due to its high level of individualization.
Juusi Immonen, who is the newest member of JNTA staff, will assume the role of Head Strength and Conditioning Coach at JNTA and will also lead this new exciting division of JNTA. This is will be a full time position and Jussi will oversee all team members involved with JNTA Performance
Program as well as running group and individual sessions for all athletes.
Jussi brings a wealth of knowledge to our team not only from a conditioning perspective with a Master of Science (MSc), Sport pedagogy but also from a coaching perspective with experience of coaching Basketball at the professional and Olympic youth levels.
Welcome to the team Jussi!!!
JNTA PERFORMANCE TEAM:
JUSSI IMMONEN – Head of Performance Program & Strength/Conditioning Coach
COACH STOKES – SAQ and Movement Coach
MIKKO PEHKONEN – Physiotherapist & Body Control
TUOMAS GRÖNMAN – Sport Psychologist
PETRI HELENIUS – Sport Doctor
For any additional information, please contact Jussi Immonen at Jussi.Immonen@jnta.fi
Congratulations to Anastasia “Nastia” Kulikova on a fantastic 3 week tour, 2 titles, 12 matches won!
On the week of 29th Nastia won a tournament in Siauliai, LTU and on the following week Nastia took a title from Liepaja, LAT.
Fantastic job by all JNTA coaches helping Nastia back to competition.