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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

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

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

Backhand over the bar – Intermediate

12:19 am
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Backhand over the bar

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Topspin

Coach throws the balls to the backhand side. Child hits backhand 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 backhand. This skill is important to play consistently at any level of performance.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH lob CC after smash

Tennis Live ball drills

FH lob CC after smash

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Slice

– Player stands on the baseline
– Coach stands at the net
– Player feeds easy high ball
– Coach hits overhead to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand lob cross court
– Player repeats this pattern
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to hit topspin lob after opponent’s overhead. This ability can be effective as well in singles as in doubles

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH topspin into the legs

basket drills

BH topspin into the legs

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Dynamic balance

– Coach stands on the service line
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player runs and hits the backhand
– Ball should bounce in front of the coach
– The goal is to learn how to hit the ball into the legs of a net player to force him/her to hit the ball up

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

The basics: Tospin vs Backspin

5:14 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

The basics: Tospin vs Backspin

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips about basic spins in tennis – topspin and backspin.

 

Video 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

Change for the better

4:36 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Change for the better

 

 

 

You have to win the last point to win the match. Before you do it, you have to give your all heart and fight for every point to make your chances bigger for the final success. I bet you have experienced many matches when you were easily ahead in the game to suddenly start making inexplicable mistakes. This change of momentum can make a big difference in both players’ levels of confidence what can have an impact on points, games and finally on […]

Forehand bounce over the bar – Advanced

5:07 am
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Forehand bounce over the bar

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Trajectory

Coach feeds the ball to the forehand side. Child hits forehand and tries to make it over the bar after the bounce. By performing this drill child works on pace control and learns how to apply topspin to the ball. Both these skills are necessary to play consistently at any level.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Topspin serve contact

3:08 am
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Tennis Video Lesson
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