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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

Backhand warm up jump over the cone

Tennis Live ball drills

Backhand warm up jump over the cone

 

 

Objectives: Warm up, Consistency, Control, Footwork, Jumping

– Player stands next to the cone
– Player rallies with a coach
– After each shot player has to run around the cone and jump over it before he hits another ball
– The goal of this exercise is to warm up strokes and lower body. By performing additional physical exercise player has to work hard with lower body from the beginning of the practice and that has a positive impact on tennis strokes

 

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH medicine ball side throw

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tennis medicine ball drills

FH medicine ball side throw

 

 

Objectives: Upper body rotation, Hips rotation, Warm up

– Coach throws the loopy medicine ball to the player
– Player catches the loop and throws the ball imitating forehand stroke
– The goal of this drill is to warm up all body parts that take part in forehand stroke

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Mini killer AD

Tennis Live ball drills

Mini killer AD

 

 

Objectives: Slice, Slide, Placement, Consistency, Control

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach stands at the net on the ad side
– Player and coach rally together
– Coach hits challenging shots to move the player around
– Player runs and hits the ball back to the coach
– The goal is to improve touch and control of the shots inside the service boxes

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Mini killer DEUCE

Tennis Live ball drills

Mini killer DEUCE

 

 

Objectives: Slice, Slide, Placement, Consistency, Control

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach stands at the net on the deuce side
– Player and coach rally together
– Coach hits challenging shots to move the player around
– Player runs and hits the ball back to the coach
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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