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FH dont move back

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FH dont move back

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Offense, Forehand

– Cones are set behind the baseline
– Player stands close to the baseline
– Coach feeds deep balls to the deuce side
– Player hits offensive forehands without moving back
– The goal is to learn how to play offensive shots from deep balls. This skill is especially important while playing on hard courts

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH CC + FH angle CC

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BH CC + FH angle CC

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Change of depth, Change of direction

– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player hits deep backhand cross court
– Coach feeds another ball to the deuce side
– Player hits angle forehand cross-court
– By performing this drill player learns how to open the court with a deep shot and put the opponent on the run with the next angle ball.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DOUBLES BH drop VL moving CC 2

8:45 am
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DOUBLES BH drop VL moving CC 2

 

 

Objectives: Poach, Control, Placement

– Player stands close to the net on the ad side
– Cones are set close to the net on the ad side
– Coach feeds the ball to player’s backhand
– Player hits backhand drop volley and moves to the side
– The goal is to control the shot and hit drop volleys from different positions

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH BH switch zones

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FH BH switch zones

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

– 2 zones are set in deep corners
– Coach feeds random balls
– Player hits all the balls to the deuce side until he hits the zone
– If the zone is made player is switching to the ad side and tries to hit ad corner
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH defense slice DL

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FH defense slice DL

 

 

Objectives: Hit on the run

– Coach feeds balls off the court to the alley
– Player has to run and play forehand slice down the line
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH VL change zones

12:16 am
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FH VL change zones

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Reaction, Footwork, Consistency

– Coach feeds the balls to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand volley into the deuce deep zone
– If player makes it he aims the next ball into the other zone
– If player doesn’t make the target he has to try again until he succeeds
– The goal of this drill is learn how to play deep and regular volleys

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH BH approach 3 spots and BH VL AD

12:26 am
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FH BH approach 3 spots and BH VL AD

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Aggressiveness

– Coach feeds first 2 balls to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand approach shot and backhand volley to the ad side
– Coach feeds next 2 balls to the center
– Player hits forehand approach shot and backhand volley to the ad side
– Coach feeds last 2 balls to the ad side
– Player hits backhand approach shot and backhand volley cross court
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand how to deal with deep balls

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Backhand how to deal with deep balls

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Strategy, Backhand

– Coach feeds high and deep balls to the ad side
– Player learns how to deal with these balls while using different strokes
– Player tries to move back, take the ball right after the bounce, take the ball on the rise or take it out of the air
– The goal is to develop different responses to deep balls to be able to execute various shots against different opponents

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

AD BH return CC and BH drop shot DL

5:07 am
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AD BH return CC and BH drop shot DL

 

 

Objectives: Control, Placement

– Coach serves wide from the ad side
– Player hits deep backhand return cross-court into the corner
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player finishes with backhand drop shot down the line
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Net game to AD

9:02 am
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Net game to AD

 

 

Objectives: Control, Placement, Footwork, Consistency

– Player stands at the net
– Coach feeds random balls
– Player hits all volleys and overheads deep into the AD corner
– The goal is to control the placement of all air shots

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Eliminate cones – Intermediate

10:27 am
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Eliminate cones

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

Cones are set on the coach’s side. Coach alternates feeding to the deuce and ad side. Kids hit the ball. If the ball is inside the court kid can take one cone out. The goal is to take all the cones out.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH approach IO + FH volley CC

4:19 am
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FH approach IO + FH volley CC

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Transition

– Coach feeds an easy ball to the ad side
– Player hits forehand inside out and moves forward
– Coach plays it back to the deuce side
– Player finishes with forehand volley cross-court
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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