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Forehand cross-court – Intermediate

4:20 am
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Forehand cross-court

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

Coach throws the ball to the forehand side. Child hits forehand cross-court. By performing this drill child works on forehand stroke and control. Coach should make sure that child doesn’t hit too many balls into the net and encourage to hit from low to high.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH approach II + BH volley CC

4:25 am
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basket drills

FH approach II + BH volley CC

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Transition

– Coach feeds an easy ball to the ad side
– Player hits forehand inside in and moves forward
– Coach plays it back to the ad side
– Player finishes with backhand volley cross-court
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve and opening

4:54 am
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basket drills

Serve and opening

 

 

Objectives: Serve, Forehand, Backhand, Placement

– Player serves from the deuce side or ad side
– Coach feeds random ball
– Player hits forehand or backhand to the open court
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH approach IO + BH volley DL

4:42 am
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basket drills

FH approach IO + BH volley DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Transition

– Coach feeds an easy ball to the ad side
– Player hits forehand inside out and moves forward
– Coach plays it back to the ad side
– Player finishes with backhand volley down the line
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

I would like to work on my forehand!

4:40 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

I would like to work on my forehand!

 

 

My forehand is awful – said player after losing the match with easy forehand into the net. This mistake was one of many unforced errors committed from the forehand side. Player knows that he has to work on this aspect to become a better player and to beat many more rivals. He wants to take private lessons with a good coach from the academy and improve this area as soon as possible. He calls the coach, sets up a lesson for […]

Forehand topspin over the bar – Advanced

6:00 am
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Forehand topspin over the bar

 

 

Objectives: Forehand, Topspin

Coach throws the balls to the forehand side. Child hits forehand and tries to make the ball over the bar and inside the court. By performing this drill child learns how to apply topspin to the forehand. This skill is important to play consistently at any level of performance.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve and body ball

6:00 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Serve and body ball

 

 

Objectives: Reaction, Body ball, Footwork

– Player serves from the deuce or ad side
– Coach throws the ball to the player’s body
– Player reacts, moves backward and hits forehand over the net
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH clock

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH clock

 

 

Objectives: Forehand, Footwork, Endurance

– Player stands on the baseline
– Coach throws 5 balls in 5 different directions (forward, side forward, side, side backward, backward)
– Player hits every ball with forehand and recovers to the middle
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand target hoop – Advanced

5:30 am
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Forehand target hoop

 

 

Objectives: Forehand, Control, Placement

Coach throws the balls to the forehand side. Child hits forehand and tries to make the ball inside the hoop. By performing this drill child improves precision of the forehand stroke.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH low legs

Tennis Video Lesson

FH low legs

 

 

Objectives: Low position

This drill shows how to improve low position in forehand. Player wears resistance bands attached to the hips and ankles to lower the knees.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DEUCE half FH return CC

6:41 am
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basket drills

DEUCE half FH return CC

 

 

Objectives: Control, Placement, Reaction

– Coach stands on the service line
– Coach serves wide from deuce side
– Player hits forehand return cross court

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DEUCE FH return DL move in

5:35 am
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basket drills

DEUCE FH return DL move in

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Reaction, Short backswing

– Coach stands on the service line
– Coach serves wide from deuce side
– Player hits forehand return down the line from the baseline
– After successful return, player moves between baseline and service line and hits another return
– After successful return, player moves on the service line and hits another return
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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