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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

FH half volley DL to coach nad BH VL DL

12:23 am
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FH half volley DL to coach nad BH VL DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Reaction, Footwork

– Coach feeds the first ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand half volley down the line to the coach
– Coach hits the ball back in cross-court direction
– Player finishes with deep backhand volley down the line
– The goal of this drill is to improve reaction and placement of volleys

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DEUCE BH return DL and FH DL rally

12:24 am
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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

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

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 approach and BH VL target hoop – Advanced

12:08 am
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FH approach and BH VL target hoop – Advanced

 

 

Objectives: Forehand, Net game, Control, Placement

Coach feeds the ball to the forehand side. Kids hit forehand back to the coach and run to the net. Coach hit the ball back to the backhand side. Kids try to hit backhand volley into the standing hoop. By performing this drill kids work on the net game skills as also have fun because of the challenge.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH CC angle difficult

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

BH CC angle difficult

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Control, Placement

– Coach stands on the player’s side
– Coach throws the ball into the doubles alley
– Player runs and hits backhand angle cross-court
– The goal is to learn how to hit angle shot from the really difficult position

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH under the bar – Intermediate

9:11 am
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FH under the bar – Intermediate

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Control, Placement

Bar is set on the coach’s side. Coach throws balls to the deuce side. Kid hits forehands under the bar. The goal in this exercise is to learn how to hit the balls low over the net and with less spin. By performing this drill kids learn how to be more offensive and how to hit balls with different trajectories.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve DEUCE T and FH CC FH IO

10:26 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Serve DEUCE T and FH CC FH IO

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Pattern

– Player serves to the T from the deuce side
– Coach feeds the ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand cross court
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player finishes with forehand inside out
– The goal is to learn how to connect serve with the forehand strokes in a tactical pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH 1 DL 1 FH IO with coach

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BH 1 DL 1 FH IO with coach

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Reaction time

– Coach feeds first ball
– Player plays backhand down the line from ad side
– Coach plays it back with volley
– Player finishes with forehand inside out
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH CC FH II and FH DL on the run

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BH CC FH II and FH DL on the run

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Speed, Footwork

– Coach feeds 2 balls to the ad side
– Player hits backhand cross-court and forehand inside in
– Coach feeds difficult ball to the deuce side
– Player sprints and hits finishing forehand down the line on the run
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH half-volley DL and FH stop VL CC

9:51 am
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BH half-volley DL and FH stop VL CC

 

 

Objectives: Control, Touch, Placement

– Player stands at the service line
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player hits backhand half-volley down the line into the corner and moves forward
– Coach feeds the ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand stop volley cross-court
– The goal is to learn how to vary the depth of the volleys

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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