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Overhead after bounce to coach and finish to AD

12:17 am
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basket drills

Overhead after bounce to coach and finish to AD

 

 

Objectives: Control, Placement, Ball perception, Reaction

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach feeds high ball
– Player hits overhead after the bounce into the deuce corner
– Coach hits the high ball
– Player finishes with overhead to the ad side
– The goal is to develop consistency and confidence while hitting overheads after the bounce and in the air
Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

All Forehand to DEUCE

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All Forehand to DEUCE

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Footwork, Control, Consistency

– Coach feeds random balls
– Player can use only forehand stroke
– Player hits all the balls deep to the deuce side
– The goal is to learn how to cover the court with forehand and use this stroke to build situational advantage

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH drive air 2 deuce 2 ad

12:04 pm
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Tennis Live ball drills

FH drive air 2 deuce 2 ad

 

 

Objectives: Forehand drive, Consistency, Placement, Control

– Player starts inside the court
– Coach rallies with a player
– Coach hits only high balls to the deuce side
– Player hits 2 forehands drive to the deuce side and 2 forehands drive to the ad side
– The goal of this exercise is to get comfortable with hitting forehands in the air

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DEUCE serve and FH VL CC rally

12:07 am
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BH no deuce box

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BH 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 backhands wherever he/she wants
– Player can’t play into marked area (deuce service box)
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand warm up jump over the cone

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Backhand warm up jump over the cone

 

 

Objectives: Warm up, Consistency, Control, Footwork, Jumping

– Player stands next to the cone
– Player rallies with a coach
– After each shot player has to run around the cone and jump over it before he hits another ball
– The goal of this exercise is to warm up strokes and lower body. By performing additional physical exercise player has to work hard with lower body from the beginning of the practice and that has a positive impact on tennis strokes

 

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

AD return FH IO and BH CC rally

5:21 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

AD return FH IO and BH CC rally

 

 

Objectives: Control, Placement, Consistency

– Coach serves to the T from ad side
– Player hits forehand return inside out
– Player and coach rally using only backhands cross-court
– The goal of this exercise is to implement serving and returning skills before rallies. By starting rally with serve and return drills are similar to the real match conditions so players practice in the environment they are going to compete in

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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 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

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

How high over the net should I play?

12:24 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

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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DEUCE BH return DL and FH DL rally

12:24 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

DEUCE BH return DL and FH DL rally

 

 

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

– Coach serves to the T from Deuce side
– Player returns down the line using backhand stroke
– Coach and player rally together in a down the line direction
– Player can use only forehand 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

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