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Backhand CC wobble target – Intermediate

9:33 am
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Backhand CC wobble target

 

 

Objectives: Backhand, Placement, Consistency, Control

Coach throws the ball to the backhand side. Child hits backhand and tries to make the wobble target in the air. By performing this drill child learns how to control the pace and depth of the ball. These skills will help in the future while performing rally drills.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH bounce over the bar – Advanced

12:26 am
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BH bounce over the bar – Advanced

 

 

Objectives: Control, Backhand, Placement, Spin

Bar is set on the ad side. Coach feeds the ball to the backhand. Kid tries to hit backhand stroke to make the ball bounce and fly over the bar. By performing this drill kids learn how to control the ball and apply more spin to make the ball bounce higher.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand split step rings

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Backhand split step rings

 

 

Objectives: Split step, Footwork

– Rings are set behind the baseline
– Player stands behind the rings
– Coach feeds the balls to the ad side
– Player has to perform a split step into the rings before he hits the backhand
– The goal is to create a habit to make a split step automatically

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH 1 coach 1 deuce side

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BH 1 coach 1 deuce side

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Reaction

– Coach stands on the ad side and feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player moves and hits backhand back to coach
– Coach plays it back with volley
– Player moves and hits backhand to the deuce side
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve AD wide and BH CC BH DL

12:53 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Serve AD wide and BH CC BH DL

 

 

Objectives: Serve and the next shot, Backhand, Placement, Footwork

– Coach stands on the player’s side
– Player serves wide from the AD side
– Coach throws 2 balls to the AD side
– Player hits backhand cross-court and backhand down the line
– The goal is to learn how to connect the serve with the next shot. Many players return to the opponent’s backhand so player has to be able to answer these balls deep in different directions.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

AD BH return CC and BH CC rally

12:27 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

AD BH return CC and BH CC rally

 

 

Objectives: Return and the next shot, Placement, Consistency, Control

– Coach serves wide from ad side
– Player returns cross-court using backhand stroke
– Coach and player rally together in a cross-court direction
– Player can use only backhand strokes after return
– In this drill player works on return’s placement and rally skills. Incorporating serve and return as first shots of the rally is a great way to improve aspects that are needed for successful performances during tournaments

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand stations run – Intermediate

12:24 am
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Backhand stations run

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Ball perception, Control, Backhand

Child stands next to the first cone (station). Coach feeds the ball to the backhand side. Child hits the backhand – if he makes it inside the court she can move to the next station. By performing this drill child learns how to control the pace and depth of the ball while hitting from different positions.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

How high over the net should I play?

12:24 am
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How high over the net should I play?

 

 

Watching a tennis match it is clearly visible that the main goal of this sport is to hit the ball over the net, and inside the court. You can win just one point at the time, and each one of them is counted in the same way. It doesn’t matter if you hit a beautiful winner from the baseline or if your opponent made an easy mistake because the result is always the same – one point won.

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BH topspin into the legs

basket drills

BH topspin into the legs

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Dynamic balance

– Coach stands on the service line
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player runs and hits the backhand
– Ball should bounce in front of the coach
– The goal is to learn how to hit the ball into the legs of a net player to force him/her to hit the ball up

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH CC angle difficult

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

BH CC angle difficult

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Control, Placement

– Coach stands on the player’s side
– Coach throws the ball into the doubles alley
– Player runs and hits backhand angle cross-court
– The goal is to learn how to hit angle shot from the really difficult position

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH bounce/air/volley DL

9:35 am
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basket drills

BH bounce/air/volley DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Variety

– Coach feeds balls to the ad side
– First ball is hit down the line with regular backhand
– Second ball is hit down the line with backhand drive in the air
– Last ball is hit down the line with backhand volley
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH 1 DL 1 FH IO with coach

Tennis Live ball drills

BH 1 DL 1 FH IO with coach

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Reaction time

– Coach feeds first ball
– Player plays backhand down the line from ad side
– Coach plays it back with volley
– Player finishes with forehand inside out
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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