Coach, 3 players, and a basket of tennis balls.
Coach hits a high feed to player 1 to play a forehand smash.
Coach then feeds 4 quick feeds for the same player to play 4 volleys.
Player 2 steps in and the drill continues. Then player 3.
Good use of footwork to get feet around the ball.
Coach, 3 players, and a basket of balls. Players 1,2 and 3 line up on the baseline.
Players rotate positions and return to starting point. Drill continues.
Coach, 2 players, and basket of balls.
Players are in a service box each, and start by running forward and touching the net.
At this point the coach feeds a high ball towards the back of each service box.
Players back peddle to be in a position to play a forehand smash, then run forward, touch the net, and the drill is repeated.
Repeat the drill
Coach, 1 player, and basket of balls.
Player starts by running forward and touching the net.
At this point the coach feeds a high ball towards the T junction of the service box.
Player back peddles to be in a position to play a forehand smash, then runs forward, touches the net, and the drill is repeated.
Drill is continuous.
Coach stands in front of the player. Coach tosses the ball either in front of the player or behind the player. Player moves and hits overhead.
1) In this drill there are two hitters, two shadows, and the remaining students wait in the alley. 2) The drill starts with the hitters hitting the net. 3)The teacher then hits a lob for hitter 1 to smash. 4)While hitter 1 goes for smash, hitter 2 and both shadows, shadow his movements. 5) The teacher hits the second lob to hitter 2. Once again, the other 3 hit the net and shadow movement back for smash. 6) This is repeated twice. Each hitter hits 2 smashes. 7) After his second smash the hitter goes to the end of the waiting line of students. His shadow moves to the hitting position, and a waiting student becomes the shadow. 8) Smashes should be hit cross-court, away from teacher!! 9) Emphasis should once again be on control and movement.
Coach feeds high balls. Player picks the corner and hits all overheads to the same side.
The coach feeds each player 5 easy balls anywhere inside the service boxes. The player must 'rip' every single ball, with 100% intensity, swinging freely and keeping the racquet head speed fast through each and every ball. These are 'put away' balls, the last shot of a rally and must be buried into the court to give the opponent no chance of getting to it.
Every player with a ball each. They have to run to the net while bouncing the ball on their racket. when they get to the net they throw up the ball and smash it across the net after which they have to run back. First one back is the winner
Players take it in turns to step into the court, tap the net with their racket and smash back the high feed from the coach. After repeating this twice (making sure they hit the net before each shot) players run over to the ladder on the far side of the court and perform a fast feet exercise of your choice (cross-over steps, both feet in each rung...)
Coach feeds the ball from the backhand side of the court in no mans land. The first feed is for a smash and the second one is for a volley then one more smash and the player moves to the back of the queue and the next player touches the net with their racket.
The player stands at quite a distance from the wall and hits only overhead forehand smashes against the wall. The player should aim to make the ball bounce as close to the wall as possible. This will help the ball bounce high ready for the next shot, with the player doing the same thing continuously.
Player stands on the baseline. Coach feeds high topspin ball into one of the corners. Player moves back, hits high topspin ball to the backhand corner and moves forward to the net. Coach hits the ball back and players finishes with a volley or smash. Drill specifications: 1 repetition per set This drill should be performed dynamically to keep all players in a game as often as possible. To make it real coach can put one player to feed and hit off the other playerâs moonball. Players switch as feeder after few minutes to make sure that all participants work on different skills in the same drill.
-Player touches net with racket then coach puts up the lob. The player hits the smash into the back 1/4 of the court. -On the second feed the player lets the ball bounce before the smash.
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