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Forehand how to deal with deep balls

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Forehand how to deal with deep balls

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Strategy, Forehand

– Coach feeds high and deep balls to the deuce side
– Player learns how to deal with these balls while using different strokes
– Player tries to move back, take the ball right after the bounce, take the ball on the rise or take it out of the air
– The goal is to develop different responses to deep balls to be able to execute various shots against different opponents

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH drive air 2 deuce 2 ad

12:04 pm
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FH drive air 2 deuce 2 ad

 

 

Objectives: Forehand drive, Consistency, Placement, Control

– Player starts inside the court
– Coach rallies with a player
– Coach hits only high balls to the deuce side
– Player hits 2 forehands drive to the deuce side and 2 forehands drive to the ad side
– The goal of this exercise is to get comfortable with hitting forehands in the air

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH bounce/air/volley IO

10:06 am
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FH bounce/air/volley IO

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Variety

– Coach feeds balls to the ad side
– First ball is hit inside out with regular forehand
– Second ball is hit inside out with forehand drive in the air
– Last ball is hit inside out with forehand volley
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve DEUCE T and FH air DL

9:29 am
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Serve DEUCE T and FH air DL

 

 

Objectives: Offense, Placement, Control, Forehand in the air

– Player serves to the T from Deuce side
– Coach feeds the high ball to the deuce side
– Player finishes with offensive forehand in the air down the line
– The goal is to learn how to take advantage of an easy ball after the good serve

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH short drive cross-court

6:03 am
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FH short drive cross-court

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork, Topspin

– Player stands inside the baseline
– Coach feeds high and short ball to the forehand side
– Player hits forehand in the air in short cross-court direction
– The goal is to hit the winner by moving inside the baseline and taking the ball in the air in short cross-court direction

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH regular FH drive air

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BH regular FH drive air

 

 

Objectives: Footwork, Control

– Coach throws the ball to the ad side
– Player hits regular backhand stroke
– Coach throws shorter ball to the deuce side
– Player moves in and hits forehand drive in the air
– The goal is to hit alternate shots after the bounce and in the air

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH drive and drop volley to DEUCE

4:13 am
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FH drive and drop volley to DEUCE

 

 

Objectives: Drive volley, Drop volley, Control, Placement

– Player stands behind the service line
– Coach feeds high ball to the forehand side
– Player hits deep forehand drive volley cross court and moves forward to the net
– Coach feeds another ball to the forehand side
– Player finishes with forehand drop volley cross court
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand in the air

4:31 am
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Forehand in the air

 

 

 

Tennis is a sport consisted of various possible shots to execute. Every player has a freedom to learn as many strokes as possible and use them anytime to put more pressure on the opponent and to win the point. Looking for the best shot in a particular situation, player has to take tactic into consideration and decide from the strategic point of view, which solution will be the most effective. Modern tennis is based mostly on offensive weapons, which provide opportunities to dominate […]

FH bounce/air/volley DL

4:32 am
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basket drills

FH bounce/air/volley DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Variety

– Coach feeds balls to the deuce side
– First ball is hit down the line with regular forehand
– Second ball is hit down the line with forehand drive in the air
– Last ball is hit down the line with forehand volley
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Bring your AIR game

5:07 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Bring your AIR game

 

 

 

Tennis is changing every few years. There are not too many adjustments in the rules but there is a visible difference in the playing style. Many years ago, players preferred net game as a dominant style on almost all surfaces. It was dictated by slower pace of the ball, different racquets, continental grip as a key and many other factors. Nowadays, players change the game completely by using baseline game as a crucial style to win the point. New technology of the racquets […]

FH drive IO rally

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FH drive DL rally

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