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Serve DEUCE wide and FH approach CC and FH VL CC

12:13 am
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Serve DEUCE wide and FH approach CC and FH VL CC

 

 

Objectives: Approaching the net, First volley, Serve and the next shot

– Player serves wide from the deuce side
– Coach feeds an easy ball to the forehand side
– Player hits deep forehand cross-court approach shot and comes to the net
– Coach feeds another ball to the deuce side
– Player finishes with deep forehand volley cross-court
– The goal of this drill is to learn how to quickly transition to the net and control the first volley. This pattern is especially useful while playing doubles

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FH VL slide DL and BH VL finish

12:11 am
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FH VL slide DL and BH VL finish

 

 

Objectives: Volleys, Footwork, Strategy

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach feeds shorter and lower ball to the deuce side
– Player slides and hits controlled forehand volley down the line
– Coach feeds another ball to the ad side
– Player runs and hits finishing backhand volley
– The goal is to learn how to hit volleys while sliding and to improve quick directional change while being at the net

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH BH 6 spots ad 2

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FH BH 6 spots ad 2

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Aggressiveness

– Coach feeds first 2 balls to the deuce side (deep and medium)
– Player hits forehands down the line
– Coach feeds next 2 balls to the center (deep and medium)
– Player hits backhands to the ad side
– Coach feeds last 2 balls to the ad side (deep and medium)
– Player hits backhands cross court
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH IO II no deuce box

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FH IO II no deuce box

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Angle

– Cones are set in the deuce service box
– Coach feeds balls to the ad side
– Player hits forehands inside out/inside in wherever he/she wants
– Player can’t play into marked area (deuce service box)
– Player repeats this pattern

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

Hit and move cone – Intermediate

5:54 am
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Hit and move cone – Intermediate

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Focus

Cones are set on the coach’s side. Ladder is set next to the court. Coach feeds balls to the kid. Kid tries to hit the ball over the net and inside the court. If the ball is in player goes to the ladder and moves small cone to the next box. Player continues until she finishes the ladder. If the big cone is placed in the next box player can move forward only if she hits the cone on the coach’s side. The goal of […]

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

Doubles FH AD off center angle IO

12:26 am
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Doubles FH AD off center angle IO

 

 

Objectives: Control, Placement

– Coach feeds the balls close to the center
– Player hits forehand angle inside out
– The goal is to learn how to hit angle shot from the center of the court. This skill is really helpful while playing doubles to put the opponent behind the sideline and open the court for the next shot

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH BH no ad box

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FH BH no ad box

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Angle

– Cones are set in the ad service box
– Coach feeds balls randomly
– Player hits forehands and backhands wherever he/she wants
– Player can’t play into marked area (ad service box)
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH slice 2 CC 1 DL

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BH slice 2 CC 1 DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Change of direction

– Coach feeds balls to the ad side
– Player alternates 2 backhands slice cross-court and one backhand slice down the line

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH topspin into the legs

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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

FH VL CC recovery

9:10 am
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FH VL CC recovery

 

 

Objectives: Positioning, Recovery, Volley

– Player stands at the net
– Coach feeds the ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand volley cross-court and recovers to the cone
– The goal is to learn proper positioning after the forehand cross-court volley (always cover possible down the line passing shot)

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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