Tennis: Start the rally with return

I have used many of the tennis drills and as a result my two High...
Linsent, Tennis coach

DESCRIPTION

The coach serves wide from the deuce side. The player hits forehand down the line return and starts the rally in down the line direction.

COACHING POINTS

It is crucial to start rally drills with serve and return because these 2 strokes are always at the beginning of every point during the match. By starting drills with these strokes, players get more comfortable using returns so the placement and consistency improve immediately.

In this drill, the player works on return and consistency. Starting the rally with return gives many repetitions so players don't need to spend as much time on separate activities focused on returns. Additionally connecting return with the rally makes this drill more similar to the match's conditions, so players develop skills that they will use while competing.

READ MORE
READ LESS
1924041
1010

SIGN UP NOW FOR FREE

  • search our library of 1200+ tennis drills
  • create professional tennis coaching plans
  • or access our tried and tested tennis plans
MORE Serve and Return DRILLS

JOIN SPORTPLAN FOR FREE

  • search our library of 1200+ tennis drills
  • create your own professional coaching plans
  • or access our tried and tested plans

Sportplan App

Give it a try - it's better in the app

YOUR SESSION IS STARTING SOON... Join the growing community of tennis coaches plus 1200+ drills and pro tools to make coaching easy.
LET'S DO IT