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Abs bring knees with ball

10:55 am
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Tennis fitness

Abs bring knees with ball

 

 

Objectives: Abs, Strength

– Player takes push-up position with legs on the gymnastic ball
– Player brings knees to the chest with legs on the ball
– Player repeats this pattern
– The goal of this exercise is to strengthen core muscles that are necessary to generate powerful strokes in tennis

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand Backhand hit and throw rally with coach – Intermediate

9:17 am
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Forehand Backhand hit and throw rally with coach

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Throw and catch

Coach rallies with a child. Coach throws random balls. Child alternates hitting forehands or backhands and throwing the ball back to the coach. By performing this drill child works on sending and receiving skills that are important in all tennis strokes.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH 6 spots deuce 2

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FH 6 spots deuce 2

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Aggressiveness

– Coach feeds first 2 balls to the deuce side (deep and short)
– Player hits forehands cross court
– Coach feeds next 2 balls to the center (deep and short)
– Player hits forehands to the deuce side
– Coach feeds last 2 balls to the ad side (deep and short)
– Player hits forehands inside in
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand volley CC control and DEUCE – Intermediate

10:55 am
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Forehand volley CC control and DEUCE – Intermediate

 

 

Objectives:Forehand volley, Placement, Consistency, Change of direction

Coach throws the balls to the deuce side. Child alternates hitting forehand volley back to the coach and down the line to the ad corner. By performing this drill child improves placement, consistency, control, and change of directions that are crucial to play successfully in tennis.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH medicine ball open stance on balance

11:08 am
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tennis medicine ball drills

BH medicine ball open stance on balance

 

 

Objectives: Balance

– Plater stands on balance platforms
– Coach throws a medicine ball to player
– Player catches the ball and throws it back from the backhand side
– Player uses an open stance while throwing
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DOUBLES serve ad and BH HV CC deep

11:08 am
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DOUBLES serve ad and BH HV CC deep

 

 

Objectives: Serve and volley, Half-volley, Speed, Placement, Control

– Player serves from the ad side and sprints forward to the net
– Coach feeds shorter ball into the service box to the ad side
– Player executes backhand half-volley deep cross-court on the run
– The goal of this exercise is to learn how to play serve and volley pattern. Learning how to hit deep half-volleys on the run is a necessary skill to achieve a good position for the next winning shot

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

Chicken with white rice and veggies

11:59 am
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Chicken with white rice and veggies

 

 

 

Ingredients:

Rice 100g

Chicken 100g

Olive oil 10ml

Pickles 100g

Tomato 1pc

Carrot 1pc

 

 

Recipe:

Fry chicken on skillet. Boil the rice. Cut tomato, pickles, and carrot into pieces.

 

 

 

Nutrition facts:

Calories 620

Carbohydrate 80g

Protein 41g

Fat 17g

 

When to use it:

Use it as a dinner. This meal contains everything you […]

Friendly rally with one racquet – Intermediate

11:58 am
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Friendly rally with one racquet – Intermediate

 

 

Objectives: Cooperation, Coordination, Control

Kids bounce the ball up with each other using only one racquet. After the hit kid has to pass the racquet to the partner to continue the rally. By performing this drill kids learn how to cooperate and that control is more important than power. Ability to send the ball where we want is crucial to play tennis effectively at any level.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH BH 1 coach 1 deuce side

Tennis Live ball drills

FH BH 1 coach 1 deuce side

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Reaction

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

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand roll the ball – Beginner

12:59 am
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Forehand roll the ball

 

 

Objectives: Point of contact, Position to the ball, Control, Placement

Coach and child roll the ball to each other using forehand motion. By performing this drill child learns how to move the racquet from the forehand side and control the ball. Both these skills will help in the later stages of forehand development.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH BH adjustment steps

Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH BH adjustment steps

 

 

Objectives: Forehand, Backhand, Footwork, Positioning

– Coach feeds random balls
– Player moves to the ball, makes little adjustment steps and hits forehand/backhand
– The goal is to learn how to improve positioning to the ball by taking small steps right before hitting

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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