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1 BH CC 1 FH DL coach net

Tennis Live ball drills

1 BH CC 1 FH DL coach net

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Endurance

– Coach and player rally together
– Coach is at the net
– Coach hits one ball to the ad side and on ball to the deuce side
– Player hits 1 backhand cross-court and one forehand down the line
– Player repeats this pattern

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

Backhand under the bar DL – Intermediate

12:16 am
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Backhand under the bar DL – Intermediate

 

 

Objectives: Height over the net, Ball perception, Control, Backhand, Spin

Target is set on the coach’s side. Coach feeds balls to the backhand side. Child tries to hit backhand in a way to make the ball fly over the net and under the bar. By performing this drill child learns how to control spin and height of the ball. This skill will help him in the future to build successful tactical patterns.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH VL DL stations

12:27 am
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BH VL DL stations

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

– Cones (Stations) are set on the ad side
– Small cones set the zone on the deuce side
– Player stands next to the first cone
– Coach feeds the ball to the player
– Player hits backhand volley down the line
– If the player makes the zone he moves to the next cone (Station)
– If he doesn’t he stays and tries again
– The goal is to make many consecutive successful volleys

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Overhead rally to AD

12:58 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

Overhead rally to AD

 

 

Objectives: Overhead, Placement, Consistency, Control, Footwork

– Coach and player rally with each other
– Player stands at the net
– Coach stands on the AD side and hits only lobs
– Player hits all overheads to AD side
– The goal of this exercise is to improve placement and consistency of overheads

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand warm up slide close rally

Tennis Live ball drills

Backhand warm up slide close rally

 

 

Objectives: Warm up, Consistency, Control, Footwork, Sliding, Close stance

– Player stands next to the cone
– Player rallies with a coach
– Coach hits shorter balls to the backhand side
– Player moves to the ball, slides and hits backhand using close stance
– The goal of this exercise is to warm up strokes and improve sliding action. This specific footwork is crucial while playing on clay court so players should feel comfortable with this movement

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DEUCE FH return CC and rally

12:35 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

DEUCE FH return CC and rally

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork, Consistency

– Coach serves wide from the deuce side
– Player hits forehand cross-court return
– Player and coach maintain cross-court rally using only forehand strokes
– The goal is to work on forehand consistency and improve returning skills at the same time

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Volleys random deep zone

10:33 am
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basket drills

Volleys random deep zone

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Reaction, Control

– Coach feeds random balls
– Player tries to hit all the volleys behind the cones
– The goal of this exercise is to hit as many consecutive balls into proper zone as possible

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand CC wobble target – Intermediate

12:43 am
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Forehand CC wobble target

 

 

Objectives: Forehand, Placement, Consistency, Control

Coach throws the ball to the backhand side. Child hits backhand and tries to make the wobble target in the air. 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

Forehand over the bar – Intermediate

8:10 am
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Forehand over the bar

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, 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

2 FH CC 2 BH DL coach net rally

Tennis Live ball drills

2 FH CC 2 BH DL coach net rally

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Endurance

– Coach and player rally together
– Coach is at the net
– Coach hits two balls to the deuce side and two balls to the ad side
– Player hits 2 forehand cross-court and 2 backhand down the line
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH slice deep zone

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BH slice deep zone

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control

– Coach feeds the balls to the ad side
– Player tries to hit backhand slice behind the cones (deep zone)
– The goal is to learn how to hit deep backhand slice

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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