Tennis Drill Demonstration

Description

Player 1 starts on the tramlines opposite the coach.

Coach feeds the ball across the court for player 1 to run on to and hit a deep running forehand to player 2.

A rally continues until a point is won.

After the point is won player 1 retreats to their starting position, player 2 joins the back of the queue, and player 3 joins the drill.

Coaching points

Repeat the drill until all players have played player 1.

Rotate players and repeat the drill.

  • Players footwork to be quick to meet the ball.
  • Meet the ball on the rise or the top of the bounce.
  • Recover to the starting position after the rally.

Before hitting the forehand:

  1. Turn to the Side and Load weight on Back Leg
  2. ‘Crouching’ before acceleration for balanced weight transfer
  3. The Fun part. Hitting the attacking forehand

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