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BH half-volley DL and FH stop VL CC

9:51 am
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basket drills

BH half-volley DL and FH stop VL CC

 

 

Objectives: Control, Touch, Placement

– Player stands at the service line
– Coach feeds the ball to the ad side
– Player hits backhand half-volley down the line into the corner and moves forward
– Coach feeds the ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand stop volley cross-court
– The goal is to learn how to vary the depth of the volleys

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH bounce/air/volley IO

10:06 am
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basket drills

FH bounce/air/volley IO

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency, Variety

– Coach feeds balls to the ad side
– First ball is hit inside out with regular forehand
– Second ball is hit inside out with forehand drive in the air
– Last ball is hit inside out with forehand volley
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH VL no deuce long

10:03 am
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basket drills

FH VL no deuce long

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

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

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH VL control and FH VL Deuce

3:17 pm
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basket drills

BH VL control and FH VL Deuce

 

 

Objectives: Serve, Volley, Consistency, Placement, Control

– Player stands at the net
– Coach feeds the ball to the backhand side
– Player hits backhand volley cross-court back to the coach
– Coach hits the ball to the forehand side
– Player finishes with forehand volley cross-court to the deuce side
– The goal is to improve control and placement of volleys while having less time for reaction because of short distance between both players

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Overhead jump back and recover

12:23 am
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

Overhead jump back and recover

 

 

Objectives: Footwork, Control, Hit while moving back

– Coach stands close to player
– Player stands between the cones
– Coach throws balls behind the player
– Player jumps back, hits overhead and recovers between the cones
– The goal is to learn how to hit overhead while jumping back

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH BH VL no deuce long

10:29 am
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basket drills

FH BH VL no deuce long

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Consistency

– Cones are set in the deuce deep area
– Coach feeds balls randomly
– Player hits forehand and backhand volleys wherever he/she wants
– Player can’t play into marked area (deuce deep area)
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Overhead 1 air 1 bounce to AD

2:45 pm
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basket drills

Overhead 1 air 1 bounce to AD

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Overhead, Footwork

– Player stands at the net
– Coach feeds high balls
– Player alternates hitting overheads in the air and after the bounce to the ad side
– The goal is to develop effective overhead stroke and get confidence while taking the ball in the air or after the bounce

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Doubles BH drive poach DL

2:43 pm
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basket drills

Doubles BH drive poach DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork, Poach

– Player stands at the net on the deuce side
– Coach feeds higher ball to the ad side
– Player runs across the center and hits backhand drive down the line into the cones
– The goal is to poach with backhand drive and place the ball into the legs of the opponent standing at the net

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

BH VL 1 DS CC 1 ANGLE attack CC

8:55 am
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basket drills

BH VL 1 DS CC 1 ANGLE attack

 

 

Objectives: Offense, Pace, Control

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach feeds short and high ball to the backhand side
– Player sprints and hits backhand volley
– Player alternates backhand drop volley cross-court and backhand attacking angle volley
– The goal is to take the ball while it is still over the net

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH approach CC + FH volley DL

12:46 pm
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basket drills

FH approach CC + FH volley DL

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Consistency, Transition

– Coach feeds an easy ball to the deuce side
– Player hits forehand cross-court and moves forward
– Coach plays it back to the deuce side
– Player finishes with forehand volley down the line
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH short drive cross-court

6:03 am
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basket drills

FH short drive cross-court

 

 

Objectives: Placement, Control, Footwork, Topspin

– Player stands inside the baseline
– Coach feeds high and short ball to the forehand side
– Player hits forehand in the air in short cross-court direction
– The goal is to hit the winner by moving inside the baseline and taking the ball in the air in short cross-court direction

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

FH high volley

12:04 pm
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Tennis Hand Feed Drills

FH high volley

 

 

Objectives: High volley, Technique

– Player stands on the service line
– Coach throws high ball to the forehand side
– Player takes the racquet up and hits high forehand volley
– Player repeats this pattern

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

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