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Overhead rally to AD

12:58 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

Overhead rally to AD

 

 

Objectives: Overhead, Placement, Consistency, Control, Footwork

– Coach and player rally with each other
– Player stands at the net
– Coach stands on the AD side and hits only lobs
– Player hits all overheads to AD side
– The goal of this exercise is to improve placement and consistency of overheads

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH VL learn how to hit high volleys

3:55 am
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Tennis Video Lesson

BH VL learn how to hit high volleys

 

 

Objectives: Technique, Backhand volley

– Player stands really close to the net
– Coach feeds easy and high ball right over the net
– Player takes higher backswing and hits backhand volley
– The net prevents from swinging the racquet too steep down instead of forward
– The goal is to learn how to properly move the racquet to effectively execute high backhand volley

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Volleys random deep zone

10:33 am
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basket drills

Volleys random deep zone

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Reaction, Control

– Coach feeds random balls
– Player tries to hit all the volleys behind the cones
– The goal of this exercise is to hit as many consecutive balls into proper zone as possible

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Overhead to coach and finish to AD

3:34 am
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basket drills

Overhead to coach and finish to AD

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Overhead

– Coach feeds the lob
– Player hits overhead back to the coach to deuce side
– Coach hits another lob ball
– Player finishes with overhead to the AD side
– The goal of this drill is to learn how to adjust position to the lob ball and hit overhead to different court’s areas

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH BH VL recovery

5:14 am
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basket drills

FH BH VL recovery

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork, Recovery

– 2 zones (Red, Yellow) are set
– Player starts from the service line
– Coach feeds random balls
– Player hits the volley into one of the zones
– If the player hits the ball into the red zone he has to recover to the red cone
– If the player hits the ball into the yellow zone he has to recover to the yellow cone
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DEUCE serve to BH and BH VL DL rally

10:00 am
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Tennis Live ball drills

DEUCE serve to BH and BH VL DL rally

 

 

Objectives: Serve, Volley, Consistency, Placement, Control

– Player serves to the backhand from deuce side and moves to the net
– Coach returns down the line
– Player and coach rally together
– Player uses only backhand volley down the line
– The goal is to learn how to transition to the net after the serve and get confidence while hitting backhand volley

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

1 FH VL DL 1 BH VL DL

10:04 am
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basket drills

1 FH VL DL 1 BH VL DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach feeds the ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand volley down the line
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player hits backhand volley down the line
– The goal of this drill is to learn how to control volleys in down the line direction

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH VL CC recovery

4:53 am
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basket drills

BH VL CC recovery

 

 

Objectives: Positioning, Recovery, Volley

– Player stands at the net
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player hits backhand volley cross-court and recovers to the cone
– The goal is to learn proper positioning after backhand cross-court volley (always cover possible down the line passing shot)

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

DOUBLES serve ad and BH HV CC deep

11:08 am
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basket drills

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

Overhead after bounce to coach and finish to AD

12:17 am
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basket drills

Overhead after bounce to coach and finish to AD

 

 

Objectives: Control, Placement, Ball perception, Reaction

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach feeds high ball
– Player hits overhead after the bounce into the deuce corner
– Coach hits the high ball
– Player finishes with overhead to the ad side
– The goal is to develop consistency and confidence while hitting overheads after the bounce and in the air
Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

VL split step rings

2:58 am
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Tennis Video Lesson

VL split step rings

 

 

Objectives: Split step, Footwork, Volleys

– Rings are set inside the service line
– Player stands behind the rings
– Player uses forehand and backhand volleys
– Player has to perform a split step into the rings before he hits the shot
– The goal is to create a habit to make a split step automatically

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH drive and drop volley to deuce

7:04 am
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basket drills

BH drive and drop volley to deuce

 

 

Objectives: Backhand drive, Placement, Control, Depth

– Coach feeds high ball to the ad side
– Player hits offensive backhand drive to the deuce side and moves to the net
– Coach feeds easy ball to the ad side
– Player finishes with backhand drop volley to the deuce side
– The goal is to learn how to take advantage of high balls using backhand drive and continue to win the point at the net

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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