Tennis Drill Demonstration


Player 1 only has one serve. Player 2 returns and follows it into the net to volley or smash. The server should not be allowed to lob the first shot. Player 2 should aim for either a deep return or cross court.

Play out the points and first to seven points is the winner.

Coaching points

  • Returner must maintain balance when moving forward.
  • If possible slice the return.
  • Split step when approaching the net.
  • Server to react quickly after serve.
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