Tennis: Necessary Splits

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DESCRIPTION

  • Player performs split step jumps forwards between the cones.
  • Once they reach the end cone, they will turn and repeat this back to where they started.

COACHING POINTS

  • Player works on legs strength and the basic tennis element of movement.
  • Performing this exercise creates muscles memory so player gets used to making split step consistently on the court.
  • Additionally because this exercise is performed on the sand it pushes athlete to work harder.
  • For even more fitness progress coach can give more advanced players medicine ball to keep in hands.

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