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BH VL CC to coach and FH VL CC to open

10:48 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

BH VL CC to coach and FH VL CC to open

 

 

Objectives: Control, Placement, Volleys

– Player stands at the net
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player hits deep backhand volley back to coach
– Coach hits the ball to the deuce side
– Player finishes with deep forehand volley cross-court
– The goal of this drill is to improve control and placement of volleys. By playing with the coach player has to adapt to different balls every time

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH 3 zones reaction

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BH 3 zones reaction

 

 

Objectives: Reaction, Backhand, Decisions

– Red and yellow cones are set on the player’s side
– Coach feeds the balls to the ad side
– If the ball is around the red cones (deep) player has to move back and hit higher cross-court shot
– If the ball is around the yellow cones (shorter) player has to move forward and attack it down the line
– The goal of this exercise is to quickly recognize the ball and make proper tactical decision. By performing this drill players are more conscious about when to attack and […]

FH return CC deuce and FH CC

12:26 am
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basket drills

FH return CC deuce and FH CC

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Pattern

– Coach serves wide from the deuce side
– Player hits deep forehand cross-court return
– Coach feeds another ball to the deuce side
– Player finishes with deep forehand cross-court
– The goal of this exercise is to connect return with the next shot. By doing this exercise player creates automatic patterns that he can use during the match

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

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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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

FH VL slide DL and BH VL finish

12:11 am
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basket drills

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

BH VL to coach and FH VL to AD

12:03 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

BH VL to coach and FH VL to AD

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork

– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player hits backhand volley down the line back to coach
– Coach hits the ball to the deuce side
– Player finishes with forehand volley down the line
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to quickly react at the net and maintain good placement of shots

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 […]

FH 3 balls

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH 3 balls

 

 

Objectives: Footwork, Forehand

– Coach is on the player’s side
– Coach feeds 3 different balls to the deuce side (deep back, side, short forward)
– Player has to move and hit forehand stroke
– In this drill player works on specific footwork skills while hitting forehands from different spots. By performing this drill player learns how to effectively move to different zones and maintain consistent forehand shots

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH VL DL and BH VL to DEUCE

12:53 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

FH VL DL and BH VL to DEUCE

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork

– Coach feeds the ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand volley down the line back to coach
– Coach hits the ball to the ad side
– Player finishes with backhand volley down the line
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to quickly react at the net and maintain good placement of shots

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

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