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Serve to AD hoop target – Advanced

3:01 am
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Serve to AD hoop target

 

 

Objectives: Serve, Control, Placement

Hoop target is set on the AD side. Player executes regular serve and tries to hit the ball inside the hoop. By having a target kids are more motivated to practice serves. Serve is the most important stroke in tennis so it is crucial to make players interested in training this skill.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve DEUCE bounce over the bar – Advanced

12:09 am
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Serve DEUCE bounce over the bar

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Trajectory

Child serves from the DEUCE side and tries to make it over the bar after the bounce. By performing this drill child works on trajectory and learns how to apply topspin to the ball. Both these skills are necessary to play consistent serves at any level and to build the base for more powerful shots in the future.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve AD bounce over the bar – Advanced

12:02 am
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Serve AD bounce over the bar – Advanced

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Trajectory

Child serves from the AD side and tries to make it over the bar after the bounce. By performing this drill child works on trajectory and learns how to apply topspin to the ball. Both these skills are necessary to play consistent serves at any level and to build the base for more powerful shots in the future.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Kids rally with soccer skills – Advanced

12:02 am
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Kids rally with soccer skills

 

 

Objectives: Footwork, Coordination, Ball perception, Control, Consistency

Kids rally with each other. Kids have to stop the ball with body part before they hit it over the net using the racquet. The goal of this exercise is to develop motor skills that are necessary to build tennis skills. Additionally adding soccer skills on the tennis court makes this exercise more fun so kids are motivated to do it for a longer time

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand mark the zone – Advanced

12:46 pm
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Backhand mark the zone

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control

Court is divided into 4 zones. Coach feeds the balls to the backhand side. Child tries to hit each zone and mark it. By performing this drill child improves control, placement, and pace of the shot. All these aspects are crucial to direct the ball into different areas on the court.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH bounce over the bar – Advanced

12:26 am
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BH bounce over the bar – Advanced

 

 

Objectives: Control, Backhand, Placement, Spin

Bar is set on the ad side. Coach feeds the ball to the backhand. Kid tries to hit backhand stroke to make the ball bounce and fly over the bar. By performing this drill kids learn how to control the ball and apply more spin to make the ball bounce higher.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH approach and BH VL target hoop – Advanced

12:08 am
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FH approach and BH VL target hoop – Advanced

 

 

Objectives: Forehand, Net game, Control, Placement

Coach feeds the ball to the forehand side. Kids hit forehand back to the coach and run to the net. Coach hit the ball back to the backhand side. Kids try to hit backhand volley into the standing hoop. By performing this drill kids work on the net game skills as also have fun because of the challenge.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand mark the zone – Advanced

5:04 am
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Forehand mark the zone

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control

Court is divided into 4 zones. Coach feeds the balls to the forehand side. Child tries to hit each zone and mark it. By performing this drill child improves control, placement, and pace of the shot. All these aspects are crucial to direct the ball into different areas on the court.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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

Forehand Backhand 1 hit 1 throw rally – Advanced

6:01 am
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Forehand Backhand 1 hit 1 throw rally

 

 

Objectives: Forehand, Backhand, Ball perception, Control, Placement, Catch and throw

Coach rallies with a child. Coach hits regular balls. Child alternates hitting and throwing back to the coach. By performing this drill child improves reaction and coordination skills that are crucial in all strokes in tennis.

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

Backhand 1 air 1 bounce wobble target – Advanced

5:50 am
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Backhand 1 air 1 bounce wobble target

 

 

Objectives: Backhand, Placement, Consistency, Control

Coach throws the ball to the backhand side. Child hits backhand and tries to make the target in the air and after the bounce. By performing this drill child learns how to control the pace and depth of the ball. These skills will help in the future while performing rally drills.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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