Tennis: Forehand/Backhand/Short Forehand

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DESCRIPTION

Coach, 4 players, and a basket of tennis balls.

Player 1 starts off on the centre of the baseline.

Coach feeds ball 1 to the corner of the singles court for player 1 to play a cross court forehand.

Coach feeds ball 2 to the opposite side of the court just in front of service box for player 1 to run on to and play a backhand down the line.

Coach feeds ball 3 down the centre of the court for player 1 to run on to and play a short cross court forehand.

Player 1 joins the queue.

Drill repeated with player 2/3/4.

COACHING POINTS

Ball to be hit on the rise or top of the bounce.

Good footwork to get around the court to play the shots.

Players to recover to be in position to play each shot.

 

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