Tennis Drill Demonstration


The coach seres to the player on the ad side. The player moves into position, lets the ball bounce and return with a backhand cross court side to the oach's ad side. Coach then return and again the player lets the ball bounce before returning it with a backhand cross court shot. Keeping the rally going the coach returns the ball high. The player has to move into position up the court and return using a backhand drive volley while the ball is still in the air. Note the three consecutive balls should be played as if in a rally.

Coaching points

In this drill, the player works on his/her backhand after the bounce and on the volley. This variation forces the player to work on different points of contact and as also teaches them to make proper tactical decisions while in play.

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