forehand and backhand volleys Archives - Tennis Island

Net game to AD

9:02 am
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basket drills

Net game to AD

 

 

Objectives: Control, Placement, Footwork, Consistency

– Player stands at the net
– Coach feeds random balls
– Player hits all volleys and overheads deep into the AD corner
– The goal is to control the placement of all air shots

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

FH BH VL recovery

5:14 am
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basket drills

FH BH VL recovery

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork, Recovery

– 2 zones (Red, Yellow) are set
– Player starts from the service line
– Coach feeds random balls
– Player hits the volley into one of the zones
– If the player hits the ball into the red zone he has to recover to the red cone
– If the player hits the ball into the yellow zone he has to recover to the yellow cone
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

1 FH VL DL 1 BH VL DL

10:04 am
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basket drills

1 FH VL DL 1 BH VL DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach feeds the ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand volley down the line
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player hits backhand volley down the line
– The goal of this drill is to learn how to control volleys in down the line direction

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

VL split step rings

2:58 am
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Tennis Video Lesson

VL split step rings

 

 

Objectives: Split step, Footwork, Volleys

– Rings are set inside the service line
– Player stands behind the rings
– Player uses forehand and backhand volleys
– Player has to perform a split step into the rings before he hits the shot
– The goal is to create a habit to make a split step automatically

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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

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

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

FH half volley DL to coach nad BH VL DL

12:23 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

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

BH half-volley DL and FH stop VL CC

9:51 am
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basket drills

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

BH VL control and FH VL Deuce

3:17 pm
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basket drills

BH VL control and FH VL Deuce

 

 

Objectives: Serve, Volley, Consistency, Placement, Control

– Player stands at the net
– Coach feeds the ball to the backhand side
– Player hits backhand volley cross-court back to the coach
– Coach hits the ball to the forehand side
– Player finishes with forehand volley cross-court to the deuce side
– The goal is to improve control and placement of volleys while having less time for reaction because of short distance between both players

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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