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Backhand roll the ball – Beginner

4:52 am
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Backhand roll the ball

 

 

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

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

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

 

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Top mistakes result in lost potential

4:52 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Top mistakes result in lost potential

 

 

 

Tennis is an individual sport where everyone and everything is focused on the particular player. Big money that plays a crucial role forces many parents to put a lot of emphasis on tennis for their kids. It is nothing wrong to encourage kids from the early age to participate in hitting the ball with the racquet but the process of getting better has to be consciously planned with details. False thinking that more is better caused many talented players to drop […]

TRX right trophy pose

12:41 am
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Tennis fitness

TRX right trophy pose

 

 

Objectives: Lower body, Upper body, Core

– Player uses TRX (sideways to the wall)
– Player keeps bend arms over the head
– Player leans to the side while pushing hips to the side
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH touch your back

Tennis Video Lesson

FH touch your back

 

 

Objectives: Follow through

This drill shows how to improve follow-through in forehand. Player hits forehand and tries to touch own back 2 times. This action guarantees that player is aware of racquet’s finishing position.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Serve balance in line

4:27 am
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Tennis Video Lesson

Serve balance in line

 

 

Objectives: Balance

This drill shows how to improve balance in serve. Player serves and keeps balance between the cones.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH VL control direction

4:27 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH VL control direction

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

– Player stands at the net
– Coach throws the ball to the forehand side
– Player hits forehand volley to the coach
– Coach switches position after each throw
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Prepare to win by recovery

4:26 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Prepare to win by recovery

 

 

 

Individual sports put a lot of stress on a given athlete. Player has to work hard to develop bigger weapons to win more points and to improve weak areas to become more difficult player to beat. Everything depends on the player so there is nobody to put the blame on when things go wrong. Many players lose matches and they are not aware of the reasons of this failure. During tournament, awareness and knowledge of factor that can decide about the final […]

TRX shoulder stretch

12:01 am
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Tennis static stretching

TRX shoulder stretch

 

 

Objectives: Shoulders

– Player uses TRX (facing away from the wall)
– Player steps forward
– Player moves straight arms all the way back
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH VL no deuce box

5:10 am
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basket drills

FH VL no deuce box

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

– Cones are set in the deuce service box
– Coach feeds balls to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand volleys wherever he/she wants
– Player can’t play into marked area (deuce service box)
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

It is not done after the last point!

5:09 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

It is not done after the last point!

 

 

Tennis is a great sport where there is no time limits in the game. Players never know when the match will be over so it gives additional motivation to work hard even when losing badly. Many players are taught to fight for every point so they only can be sure about winning the match if they will win the last point. Unfortunately, especially too many young tennis players are so happy with their result that they think that last point […]

TRX right chair stretch

12:50 am
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Tennis static stretching
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Serve Ad T target

12:01 am
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basket drills

Serve Ad T target

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Direction

– Player serves from Ad side
– Coach stands on the baseline (more to the right)
– Player tries to hit the serve directly to the coach
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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