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FH dont move back

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FH dont move back

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Offense, Forehand

– Cones are set behind the baseline
– Player stands close to the baseline
– Coach feeds deep balls to the deuce side
– Player hits offensive forehands without moving back
– The goal is to learn how to play offensive shots from deep balls. This skill is especially important while playing on hard courts

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH low ball forward

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

BH low ball forward

 

 

Objectives: Low point of contact, Bending knees, Footwork, Topspin

– Coach stands in front of the player
– Coach feeds really low ball
– Player hits topspin backhand and moves forward
– Coach keeps feeding until player reaches the net
– By performing this drill player learns how to respond to low balls with backhand stroke. Movement forward forces player to stay aggressive and use all body parts to hit backhand

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH low volley

8:25 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH low volley

 

 

Objectives: Forehand volley, Technique, Legs

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach throws low ball over the net
– Player lunges forward and hits forehand low volley
– Player maintains straight upper body while hitting the ball
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to hit low volleys while using low position

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Backhand how to deal with deep balls

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Backhand how to deal with deep balls

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Strategy, Backhand

– Coach feeds high and deep balls to the ad side
– Player learns how to deal with these balls while using different strokes
– Player tries to move back, take the ball right after the bounce, take the ball on the rise or take it out of the air
– The goal is to develop different responses to deep balls to be able to execute various shots against different opponents

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH 1 close 1 open

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FH 1 close 1 open

 

 

Objectives: Open stance, Close stance, Forehand, Footwork

– Coach feeds one short ball and one ball to the side
– Player alternates hitting forehands in close stance and open stance
– Player repeats this pattern
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to effectively hit forehand stroke using different stances

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand Backhand split step rings

Tennis Live ball drills

Forehand Backhand split step rings

 

 

Objectives: Split step, Footwork

– Rings are set behind the baseline
– Player stands behind the rings
– Player uses forehand and backhand to rally with the coach
– Player has to perform a split step into the rings before he hits the shot
– The goal is to create a habit to make a split step automatically

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH VL learn how to hit high volleys

3:55 am
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Tennis Video Lesson

BH VL learn how to hit high volleys

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Backhand volley

– Player stands really close to the net
– Coach feeds easy and high ball right over the net
– Player takes higher backswing and hits backhand volley
– The net prevents from swinging the racquet too steep down instead of forward
– The goal is to learn how to properly move the racquet to effectively execute high backhand volley

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Video games

12:51 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Video games

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips on how to benefit from playing video games.

Video 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

Forehand split step rings

basket drills

Forehand split step rings

 

 

Objectives: Split step, Footwork

– Rings are set behind the baseline
– Player stands behind the rings
– Coach feeds the balls to the deuce side
– Player has to perform a split step into the rings before he hits the forehand
– The goal is to create a habit to make a split step automatically

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand how to deal with deep balls

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Forehand how to deal with deep balls

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Strategy, Forehand

– Coach feeds high and deep balls to the deuce side
– Player learns how to deal with these balls while using different strokes
– Player tries to move back, take the ball right after the bounce, take the ball on the rise or take it out of the air
– The goal is to develop different responses to deep balls to be able to execute various shots against different opponents

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand only open

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Forehand only open

 

 

Objectives: Footwork, Technique, Open stance

– Coach feeds random balls to the forehand side
– Player has to use open stance to hit forehand
– The goal is to learn and get comfortable with open stance that is necessary while dealing with fast balls

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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