Tennis: Pattern I: Use the deuce corner

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Linsent, Tennis coach

DESCRIPTION

The coach kneels down on the player's side. Players serves to the T from deuce side, and the coach throws first ball to the deuce side. The player hits forehand cross-court and the coach then feeds second ball to the ad side. The player runs around and hits forehand inside in.

COACHING POINTS

Serve is the main weapon in male tennis that is why coaches should work a lot on specific tactical patterns based on this shot. Using serve to create an advantage right from the beginning is the strategy that all top players use consistently. By working on specific patterns players are able to make these actions automatic.

In this drill, the player works on the pattern using serve to the T and forehand skills. Adding cross-court and inside in combination after successful serve is a good way to play against players who have weaker forehand or against left-handed rivals, to force them to hit many backhands.

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