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Defensive suicide slice

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Defensive suicide slice

 

 

Objectives: Defense, Slice, Speed, Agility, Reaction, Footwork, Sliding

– Coach stands on the player’s side
– Coach throw difficult balls in different directions
– Player gets to every ball and hits defensive slice over the net
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to fight for every ball. Player should try to get all the balls over the net to make the opponent hit another difficult shot

FH defense slice DL

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FH defense slice DL

 

 

Objectives: Hit on the run

– Coach feeds balls off the court to the alley
– Player has to run and play forehand slice down the line
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Defensive volley

10:45 am
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Defensive volley

 

 

Objectives: Defense, Volley

– Player feeds easy short ball
– Coach hits offensive shot into a player
– Player reacts and hits defensive volley
– The goal is to learn how to play effective volleys against really offensive shots

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH slice lob CC after smash

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BH slice lob CC after smash

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Slice

– Player stands on the baseline
– Coach stands at the net
– Player feeds easy high ball
– Coach hits overhead to the ad side
– Player hits backhand slice lob cross court
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Defensive volley

8:04 am
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Defensive volley

 

 

Objectives: Defense, Control

– Player stands right behind the service line
– Player feeds an easy ball to coach
– Coach moves forward and hits aggressive shot close to the player
– Player tries to react and hits defensive volley into the court
– The goal is to block and control the offensive ball with volley

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH slice deep position defense

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BH slice deep position defense

 

 

Objectives: Reaction, Footwork, Control

– Player stands far behind the baseline
– Coach stands in front of the player
– Coach feeds the ball off the court to the backhand side
– Player hits defensive backhand slice
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Gael Monfils’ defensive mistake

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Gael Monfils’ defensive mistake

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is analyzing Gael Monfils’ defensive mistake.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

David Ferrer’s fighting lesson

4:47 am
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Professional tennis players

David Ferrer’s fighting lesson

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is analyzing David Ferrer’s fighting abilities.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

BH open stance hard feed

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FH slice hard feed

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FH open stance hard feed

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FH defense winner DL

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