Tennis: Mix the height

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DESCRIPTION

Get the player to stand on the baseline in preparation to receiving the ball. Coach begins by feeding the player two low ball and then two higher balls on the player's backhand side. Player responds with consistent backhand.

COACHING POINTS

In this drill, player works on adaptations to the different heights of the ball.

PROGRESSION

At the beginning, the coach can throw balls in a given order (for example 2 low balls, 2 medium balls, 2 high balls). As the player's skill progresses the coach can start feeding the ball at different heights in a random order.

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