Tennis Drill Demonstration


The coach stands behind the player and keeps the ball in front of the body. The player drops the ball and executes backhand slice while moving the non-dominant hand back to get the next ball. Work on proper arms allignment and balanced position of the player.

Coaching points

Proper technique is important at early stages of any stroke's development so coaches have to look for improvements in this area. Proper arm allignment is a necessity to get balanced position and achieve better results.

In this drill, the player works on backhand slice's technique with the main focus put on the non-dominant arm. The coach has to explain to players that technique is of paramount importance and when dominant arm moves forward, non-dominant one has to go back to keep the body stable.

Drill tags: backhand, slice, tennis

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