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FH shadow and hit

 

 

Objectives: Rhythm, Point of contact

This drill shows how to improve rhythm in forehand. Coach stands in front of the player and keeps the ball in hand. Player shadows forehand. Coach randomly drops the ball to let the player repeat the motion while hitting the ball.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Day before the tournament

10:21 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Day before the tournament

 

 

 

Any plan is better than no plan. This sentence is true according to life but it is even more important in sports. Creating a good athlete is not possible without a detailed plan so coaches and players should always have a plan for future actions. Juniors’ practice, preparation for a Grand Slam or working on better endurance are parts of tennis development and all this areas need planning to take the most of it. Coaches are able to plan practices according to goals […]

BH VL low legs

10:20 am
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basket drills

BH VL low legs

 

 

Objectives: Low position

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

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Returning mastery of doubles

4:51 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

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 […]

Restring your racquet

4:42 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

 Restring your racquet

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is giving tips about the importance of restringing the racquet.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

 

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FH VL low legs

5:58 am
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Tennis Video Lesson

FH VL low legs

 

 

Objectives: Low position

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

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Knowledge of footwork

5:57 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Knowledge of footwork

 

 

 

Tennis, as many other sports, requires great movement skills to achieve decent level of performance. Footwork is one of the physical skills that can limit or facilitate player’s improvement. Many coaches say that tennis is a movement sport and I can completely agree with that. The best confirmation of these words can be observed on ATP/WTA Tour. Looking at Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic in action are examples of world-class physical preparation based on the movement. Even body type like Serena […]

Motivated coach

7:42 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Motivated coach

 

 

 

There are many articles on the Internet about the motivation. We can easily find information about any sport and it can help us educate our players better. Many coaches and experts say that tennis is 99% mental and these skills should be incorporated at all stages of performance. One of the skills that has to be addressed as the priority is motivation. As we know, we put more effort and we are able to continue hard work for longer time if we are motivated so […]

Change for the better

4:36 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Change for the better

 

 

 

You have to win the last point to win the match. Before you do it, you have to give your all heart and fight for every point to make your chances bigger for the final success. I bet you have experienced many matches when you were easily ahead in the game to suddenly start making inexplicable mistakes. This change of momentum can make a big difference in both players’ levels of confidence what can have an impact on points, games and finally on […]

Serve Deuce wide target

12:01 am
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basket drills
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Balance while learning

4:45 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Balance while learning

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is giving tips about “balance” concept in learning process.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Coach’s decision to help

4:31 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Coach’s decision to help

 

 

 

Being a tennis coach requires to take position of many other professions. Hitting how to hit the ball (teacher), motivating after bad losses (psychologist) or going on the tournament (coach and supervisor) are just few examples of many duties involved into coaching job. Working as a tennis coach is a challenge but we are also getting paid really well. In comparison to many other jobs, hourly fee for private lesson can be a huge motivating factor to spend almost all day on […]

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