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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 […]

Serve sock

5:05 am
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Tennis Video Lesson

Serve sock

 

 

Objectives: Rhythm

This drill shows how to improve rhythm in serve. Player imitates serve while moving the sock with the ball inside in a service motion.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

1st serve domination

5:02 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

1st serve domination

 

 

 

Tennis is a dynamic sport that is based on running and hitting the ball. Every shot is a response to the opponent’s hit so you can never be sure what will happen next. The best part of this sport is the thing that we almost never have full control over the situation on the tennis court. One shot or one point can drastically change everything so player has to be focused all the time. During times under the pressure, players would like to […]

Top mistakes result in lost potential

4:52 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Top mistakes result in lost potential

 

 

 

Tennis is an individual sport where everyone and everything is focused on the particular player. Big money that plays a crucial role forces many parents to put a lot of emphasis on tennis for their kids. It is nothing wrong to encourage kids from the early age to participate in hitting the ball with the racquet but the process of getting better has to be consciously planned with details. False thinking that more is better caused many talented players to drop […]

FH touch your back

Tennis Video Lesson

FH touch your back

 

 

Objectives: Follow through

This drill shows how to improve follow-through in forehand. Player hits forehand and tries to touch own back 2 times. This action guarantees that player is aware of racquet’s finishing position.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve balance in line

4:27 am
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Tennis Video Lesson

Serve balance in line

 

 

Objectives: Balance

This drill shows how to improve balance in serve. Player serves and keeps balance between the cones.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Prepare to win by recovery

4:26 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Prepare to win by recovery

 

 

 

Individual sports put a lot of stress on a given athlete. Player has to work hard to develop bigger weapons to win more points and to improve weak areas to become more difficult player to beat. Everything depends on the player so there is nobody to put the blame on when things go wrong. Many players lose matches and they are not aware of the reasons of this failure. During tournament, awareness and knowledge of factor that can decide about the final […]

It is not done after the last point!

5:09 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

It is not done after the last point!

 

 

Tennis is a great sport where there is no time limits in the game. Players never know when the match will be over so it gives additional motivation to work hard even when losing badly. Many players are taught to fight for every point so they only can be sure about winning the match if they will win the last point. Unfortunately, especially too many young tennis players are so happy with their result that they think that last point […]

Serve Ad T target

12:01 am
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basket drills

Serve Ad T target

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Direction

– Player serves from Ad side
– Coach stands on the baseline (more to the right)
– Player tries to hit the serve directly to the coach
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Gael Monfils’ defensive mistake

4:56 am
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Professional tennis players

Gael Monfils’ defensive mistake

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is analyzing Gael Monfils’ defensive mistake.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

FH acceleration

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David Ferrer’s fighting lesson

4:47 am
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Professional tennis players

David Ferrer’s fighting lesson

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is analyzing David Ferrer’s fighting abilities.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

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