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DOUBLES BH drop VL moving CC

11:17 am
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basket drills

DOUBLES BH drop VL moving CC

 

 

Objectives: Poach, Control, Placement

– Player stands close to the net on the deuce 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

Serve DEUCE bounce over the bar – Advanced

12:09 am
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Serve DEUCE bounce over the bar

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Trajectory

Child serves from the DEUCE side and tries to make it over the bar after the bounce. By performing this drill child works on trajectory and learns how to apply topspin to the ball. Both these skills are necessary to play consistent serves at any level and to build the base for more powerful shots in the future.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH slice corner to corner

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH slice corner to corner

 

 

Objectives: Speed, Endurance, Open stance, Forehand, Control, Slice

– Player stands in the ad corner
– Coach stands in the deuce corner and drops the ball
– Player sprints, hits forehand slice and recovers back
– The goal is to learn how to hit forehand slice while running at full speed and quickly recover back after the shot

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH slice approach and FH VL CC

11:28 am
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basket drills

BH slice approach and FH VL CC

 

 

Objectives: Approach shot, Slice, Coming to the net

– Player starts on the baseline
– Coach feeds short ball to the ad side
– Player hits backhand slice approach shot down the line and moves to the net
– Coach feeds another ball to the deuce side
– Player finishes with deep forehand volley cross-court
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to come to the net after hitting backhand slice. This skill is necessary to force the opponent to make more mistakes by changing the rhythm of the rally

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FH drive to coach and smash to AD

6:58 am
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basket drills

FH drive to coach and smash to AD

 

 

Objectives: Backhand drive, Placement, Control, Depth

– Coach feeds high ball to the deuce side
– Player hits offensive forehand drive to the deuce side and moves to the net
– Coach hits another high ball
– Player finishes with deep smash to the ad side
– The goal is to learn how to transition to the net after good drive shot and finish the point with well-placed smash

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve AD bounce over the bar – Advanced

12:02 am
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Serve AD bounce over the bar – Advanced

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Trajectory

Child serves from the AD side and tries to make it over the bar after the bounce. By performing this drill child works on trajectory and learns how to apply topspin to the ball. Both these skills are necessary to play consistent serves at any level and to build the base for more powerful shots in the future.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand under the bar DL – Intermediate

12:16 am
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Backhand under the bar DL – Intermediate

 

 

Objectives: Height over the net, Ball perception, Control, Backhand, Spin

Target is set on the coach’s side. Coach feeds balls to the backhand side. Child tries to hit backhand in a way to make the ball fly over the net and under the bar. By performing this drill child learns how to control spin and height of the ball. This skill will help him in the future to build successful tactical patterns.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH VL DL stations

12:27 am
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basket drills

BH VL DL stations

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

– Cones (Stations) are set on the ad side
– Small cones set the zone on the deuce side
– Player stands next to the first cone
– Coach feeds the ball to the player
– Player hits backhand volley down the line
– If the player makes the zone he moves to the next cone (Station)
– If he doesn’t he stays and tries again
– The goal is to make many consecutive successful volleys

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Bounce down ladder – Intermediate

8:29 am
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Bounce down ladder – Intermediate

 

 

Objectives: Control, Coordination

Ladder is placed in front of the kid. Kid bounces the ball down. Kid tries to place the ball in each ladder box. By performing this drill kids learn how to control the ball with the racquet so acquiring this skill will help while learning tennis strokes in the future.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Overhead rally to AD

12:58 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

Overhead rally to AD

 

 

Objectives: Overhead, Placement, Consistency, Control, Footwork

– Coach and player rally with each other
– Player stands at the net
– Coach stands on the AD side and hits only lobs
– Player hits all overheads to AD side
– The goal of this exercise is to improve placement and consistency of overheads

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DEUCE FH return CC and rally

12:35 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

DEUCE FH return CC and rally

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork, Consistency

– Coach serves wide from the deuce side
– Player hits forehand cross-court return
– Player and coach maintain cross-court rally using only forehand strokes
– The goal is to work on forehand consistency and improve returning skills at the same time

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Volleys random deep zone

10:33 am
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basket drills

Volleys random deep zone

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Reaction, Control

– Coach feeds random balls
– Player tries to hit all the volleys behind the cones
– The goal of this exercise is to hit as many consecutive balls into proper zone as possible

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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