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DOUBLES BH drop VL moving CC 2

8:45 am
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DOUBLES BH drop VL moving CC 2

 

 

Objectives: Poach, Control, Placement

– Player stands close to the net on the ad 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

DOUBLES BH drop VL moving CC

11:17 am
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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

DOUBLES serve ad and BH HV CC deep

11:08 am
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DOUBLES serve ad and BH HV CC deep

 

 

Objectives: Serve and volley, Half-volley, Speed, Placement, Control

– Player serves from the ad side and sprints forward to the net
– Coach feeds shorter ball into the service box to the ad side
– Player executes backhand half-volley deep cross-court on the run
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to play serve and volley pattern. Learning how to hit deep half-volleys on the run is a necessary skill to achieve a good position for the next winning shot

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DEUCE serve and FH VL CC rally

12:07 am
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DOUBLES serve deuce and FH HV CC deep

5:52 am
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DOUBLES serve deuce and FH HV CC deep

 

 

Objectives: Serve and volley, half-volley, Speed, Placement, Control

– Player serves from the deuce side and sprints forward to the net
– Coach feeds shorter ball into the service box to the deuce side
– Player executes forehand half-volley deep cross-court on the run
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to play serve and volley pattern. Learning how to hit deep half-volleys on the run is a necessary skill to achieve a good position for the next winning shot

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve DEUCE wide and FH approach CC and FH VL CC

12:13 am
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basket drills

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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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

Doubles BH drive poach DL

2:43 pm
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Doubles BH drive poach DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork, Poach

– Player stands at the net on the deuce side
– Coach feeds higher ball to the ad side
– Player runs across the center and hits backhand drive down the line into the cones
– The goal is to poach with backhand drive and place the ball into the legs of the opponent standing at the net

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DOUBLES BH VL poach short DL

5:51 am
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basket drills

DOUBLES BH VL poach short DL

 

 

Objectives: Poach, Pace, Placement

– Player stands close to the net on the deuce side
– Cones are set in the middle of the other deuce service box
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player sprints across the center line and hits offensive backhand volley down the line into the cones
– The goal is to hit the ball into the net player in doubles

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Returning mastery of doubles

4:51 am
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Returning mastery of doubles

 

 

 

At the junior level, many players compete in singles and doubles because they have a chance to get points from each competition. Additionally, it has an impact on young athletes’ development so it has advantages from the coaching perspective. On the top level of performance, ATP and WTA players focus more on their particular profession so they rarely play both singles and doubles. To be the best in the world, it is necessary to train directly for one of these games. Looking at […]

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