Tennis Drill Demonstration


The coach feeds a challenging ball across the court to player 1 who has to lob player 2 with a top spin lob. Player 2 starts at the service line and moves towards the net before trying to smash the return if they can reach it.

Coaching points

  • Player 1 must use accelerated racket head speed for the lob.
  • Player 2 should move into the net and move back just before player A hits it. Good footwork moving backward is required.
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