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Championship skills

7:38 am
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We all try to learn from top athletes in the world. Whether we play tennis or basketball there is a lot to take from watching Roger Federer or LeBron James in action. We can see how they move, what decisions they make and how they use own strengths to dominate opponents. Of course these are really important qualities but there is one that we can’t omit if we want to get to the top of tennis world.

 

Tennis performance is based on technical, tactical, physical, and mental skills. If you want to achieve your potential and get own […]

Push ups narrow

12:49 am
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Tennis fitness

Push ups narrow

 

 

Objectives: Strength

– Player performs regular push ups
– Player keeps hands really close to each other to keep the position more challenging
– The goal of this exercise is to improve strength and develop muscles that are needed to play tennis effectively

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH dont move back

basket drills

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

Honey protein

6:59 am
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Honey protein

 

 

 

Ingredients:

Graham rolls 120g

Cottage cheese 200g

Honey 10g

 

 

 

 

Recipe:

Put cottage cheese on rolls. Add honey on top of it.

 

 

 

Nutrition facts:

Calories 610

Carbohydrate 86g

Protein 44g

Fat 11g

 

 

When to use it:

This simple to make sandwich is a great option for breakfast. It will give you energy for long training sessions.

 

 

 

 

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Throw low rally – Intermediate

5:22 am
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Throw low rally

 

 

Objectives: Throwing and catching, Control, Coordination, Agility, Ball perception

Kids rally with each other. Kids have to throw the ball over the net and below the bars. By performing this drill kids learn how to control the height of the ball which is really important skill while playing tennis. This exercise can be cooperative (kids rally together) or competitive (kids try to win the point).

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Defensive suicide slice

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Defensive suicide slice

 

 

Objectives: Defense, Slice, Speed, Agility, Reaction, Footwork, Sliding

– Coach stands on the player’s side
– Coach throw difficult balls in different directions
– Player gets to every ball and hits defensive slice over the net
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to fight for every ball. Player should try to get all the balls over the net to make the opponent hit another difficult shot

Losing is not so bad

9:33 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Losing is not so bad

 

 

We hate to lose. It doesn’t matter if it happens on the tennis court or while bowling; human beings are created to win. People work hard, train every day and set goals to achieve positive results and win as many matches as possible. We relate our self-esteem to the match’s score so we feel better and more confident when we win. On the other hand, each lose “diminishes” our value and has negative effects on our development. Is it really […]

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

Chest press alternate

5:38 am
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Tennis physical preparation

Chest press alternate

 

 

Objectives: Strength, Upper body, Core

– Player maintains bridge position with gymnastic ball under the lower back
– Player keeps 2 dumbbells
– Player executes alternated chest press using one hand at one time
– The goal is to improve strength of upper body

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Why early specialization in tennis is bad?

4:55 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Why early specialization in tennis is bad?

 

 

The age that kids should start the activity to become really good varies from sport to sport. Basketball and soccer can be played at the young age without any special supervision by the coach and players still have big chances to achieve good results as professionals. On the other hand, technical sport like tennis has to include coaching from the beginning of the journey to guarantee proper technical habits. There is nothing worse for the coach and the player to work […]

BH CC + FH angle CC

basket drills

BH CC + FH angle CC

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Change of depth, Change of direction

– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player hits deep backhand cross court
– Coach feeds another ball to the deuce side
– Player hits angle forehand cross-court
– By performing this drill player learns how to open the court with a deep shot and put the opponent on the run with the next angle ball.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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