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FH recovery cone

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH recovery cone

 

 

Objectives: Recovery

– Cones are set on the baseline (deuce side = red, ad side = yellow)
– Coach tosses the ball to the forehand side
– Player runs and hits forehand stroke
– After forehand cross court, player recovers to the red cone
– After forehand down the line, player recovers to the yellow cone
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand 1 hit 1 throw – Intermediate

5:48 am
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Backhand 1 hit 1 throw

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Catch and throw, Consistency

Coach rallies with a child. Coach throws the balls to the ad side. Child alternates hitting backhands and throwing the ball back to the coach. By performing this drill child works on sending and receiving skills that are important in all tennis strokes.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand 1 cross-court control 1 down the line – Intermediate

5:46 am
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Backhand 1 cross-court control 1 down the line

 

 

Objectives: Backhand, Placement, Consistency

Coach feeds balls to the backhand side. Child alternates hitting backhand cross-court to the coach and backhand down the line to the open space. By performing this drill child improves placement, consistency, control, and change of directions. These aspects are important to play successfully in tennis.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH half VL control direction

4:32 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH half VL control direction

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

– Player stands at the net
– Coach throws the ball to the forehand side
– Player hits forehand half volley to the coach
– Coach switches position after each throw
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH recovery cone

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

BH recovery cone

 

 

Objectives: Recovery

– Cones are set on the baseline (ad side = yellow, deuce side = red)
– Coach tosses the ball to the backhand side
– Player runs and hits backhand stroke
– After backhand cross court, player recovers to the yellow cone
– After backhand down the line, player recovers to the red cone
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH BH VL control direction

5:16 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH BH VL control direction

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

– Player stands at the net
– Coach throws the ball to the forehand or backhand side
– Player hits forehand or backhand volley to the coach
– Coach switches position after each throw
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH II IO recovery cone

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH II IO recovery cone

 

 

Objectives: Recovery

– Cones are set on the baseline (ad side = yellow, deuce side = red)
– Coach tosses the ball to the backhand side
– Player runs around and hits forehand inside in or inside out
– After forehand inside out, player recovers to the yellow cone
– After forehand inside in, player recovers to the red cone
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH VL control direction

4:45 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

BH VL control direction

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

– Player stands at the net
– Coach throws the ball to the backhand side
– Player hits backhand volley to the coach
– Coach switches position after each throw
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand bounce over the bar – Advanced

5:07 am
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Forehand bounce over the bar

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Trajectory

Coach feeds the ball to the forehand side. Child hits forehand and tries to make it over the bar after the bounce. By performing this drill child works on pace control and learns how to apply topspin to the ball. Both these skills are necessary to play consistently at any level.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH VL control direction

4:27 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH VL control direction

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

– Player stands at the net
– Coach throws the ball to the forehand side
– Player hits forehand volley to the coach
– Coach switches position after each throw
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH acceleration

Tennis Hand Feed Drills
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Deuce T + BH DL with toss

5:00 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Deuce T + BH DL with toss

 

 

Objectives: T serve, Pattern

– Player serves to the T from deuce side
– Coach tosses the ball to the ad side
– Player finishes with backhand down the line
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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