Tennis Drill Demonstration


Use this drill after "crosscourt theory"


Understanding the importance of width

Coach feeds the ball to begin.

Central third of court is out.


Progress to 2 Players rallying full court

Feed underhand for 2 points alternately

Play to 11 points


Coaching points

  • Contact of the racquet face on the outside of the ball for cross court
    >Racquet needs to face diagonally to across the court for crosscourt shot
  • Skill - shot selection; understanding attacking and defensive positions, when to go crosscourt or down the line
  • Low to high swing to try to get topspin
  • Finish the stroke over the shoulder

The Drill is often used with

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