Tennis Drill Demonstration


  • Coach feeds the ball to the ad side.
  • Player moves forward, hits an attacking backhand cross-court and moves into the net.
  • Coach hits the ball back, cross-court. The player finishes with a controlled deep backhand volley down the line.

Coaching points

  • In this drill player works on combining an offensive shot with a finishing volley.
  • Every short ball is an invitation from the opponent to dominate the point so players should be aware of this opportunity.
  • Power combined with net position are 2 factors that put pressure on the opponent and both will have an impact on opponents return shot.
  • If the opponent controls the ball well, the player should focus on finishing the volley with control and to not miss an opportunity to win well-constructed point.

Drill tags: attack with courage

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