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Serve DEUCE wide and FH approach CC and FH VL CC

12:13 am
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basket drills

Serve DEUCE wide and FH approach CC and FH VL CC

 

 

Objectives: Approaching the net, First volley, Serve and the next shot

– Player serves wide from the deuce side
– Coach feeds an easy ball to the forehand side
– Player hits deep forehand cross-court approach shot and comes to the net
– Coach feeds another ball to the deuce side
– Player finishes with deep forehand volley cross-court
– The goal of this drill is to learn how to quickly transition to the net and control the first volley. This pattern is especially useful while playing doubles

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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 VL slide DL and BH VL finish

12:11 am
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basket drills

FH VL slide DL and BH VL finish

 

 

Objectives: Volleys, Footwork, Strategy

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach feeds shorter and lower ball to the deuce side
– Player slides and hits controlled forehand volley down the line
– Coach feeds another ball to the ad side
– Player runs and hits finishing backhand volley
– The goal is to learn how to hit volleys while sliding and to improve quick directional change while being at the net

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH BH 6 spots ad 2

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FH BH 6 spots ad 2

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Aggressiveness

– Coach feeds first 2 balls to the deuce side (deep and medium)
– Player hits forehands down the line
– Coach feeds next 2 balls to the center (deep and medium)
– Player hits backhands to the ad side
– Coach feeds last 2 balls to the ad side (deep and medium)
– Player hits backhands cross court
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH IO II no deuce box

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FH IO II no deuce box

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Angle

– Cones are set in the deuce service box
– Coach feeds balls to the ad side
– Player hits forehands inside out/inside in wherever he/she wants
– Player can’t play into marked area (deuce service box)
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH VL to coach and FH VL to AD

12:03 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

BH VL to coach and FH VL to AD

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork

– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player hits backhand volley down the line back to coach
– Coach hits the ball to the deuce side
– Player finishes with forehand volley down the line
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to quickly react at the net and maintain good placement of shots

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Hit and move cone – Intermediate

5:54 am
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Hit and move cone – Intermediate

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Focus

Cones are set on the coach’s side. Ladder is set next to the court. Coach feeds balls to the kid. Kid tries to hit the ball over the net and inside the court. If the ball is in player goes to the ladder and moves small cone to the next box. Player continues until she finishes the ladder. If the big cone is placed in the next box player can move forward only if she hits the cone on the coach’s side. The goal of […]

BH 1 coach 1 deuce side

Tennis Live ball drills

BH 1 coach 1 deuce side

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Reaction

– Coach stands on the ad side and feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player moves and hits backhand back to coach
– Coach plays it back with volley
– Player moves and hits backhand to the deuce side
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve AD wide and BH CC BH DL

12:53 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Serve AD wide and BH CC BH DL

 

 

Objectives: Serve and the next shot, Backhand, Placement, Footwork

– Coach stands on the player’s side
– Player serves wide from the AD side
– Coach throws 2 balls to the AD side
– Player hits backhand cross-court and backhand down the line
– The goal is to learn how to connect the serve with the next shot. Many players return to the opponent’s backhand so player has to be able to answer these balls deep in different directions.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH VL DL and BH VL to DEUCE

12:53 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

FH VL DL and BH VL to DEUCE

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork

– Coach feeds the ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand volley down the line back to coach
– Coach hits the ball to the ad side
– Player finishes with backhand volley down the line
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to quickly react at the net and maintain good placement of shots

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

AD BH return CC and BH CC rally

12:27 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

AD BH return CC and BH CC rally

 

 

Objectives: Return and the next shot, Placement, Consistency, Control

– Coach serves wide from ad side
– Player returns cross-court using backhand stroke
– Coach and player rally together in a cross-court direction
– Player can use only backhand strokes after return
– In this drill player works on return’s placement and rally skills. Incorporating serve and return as first shots of the rally is a great way to improve aspects that are needed for successful performances during tournaments

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand stations run – Intermediate

12:24 am
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Backhand stations run

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Ball perception, Control, Backhand

Child stands next to the first cone (station). Coach feeds the ball to the backhand side. Child hits the backhand – if he makes it inside the court she can move to the next station. By performing this drill child learns how to control the pace and depth of the ball while hitting from different positions.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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