Training tips for taller tennis players

If you coach tall tennis players this plan will help them bring their game to new heights.

With targeted practices to help them prepare for tactics their opponents might use, as well top drills to help them use their height to their advantage, improving their forehands, backhands and serves.

What's in the Session?

This plan takes your from warm up to cool down, with detailed coaching points and clear videos.

To teach players to use their natural advantage this plan looks at players' strengths and weaknesses - covering how to get low for powerful groundstrokes, how to improve serving power with a jump and dominating from the baseline.

Who is the tallest tennis player in history?

John Isner and Ivo Karlović are tennis' tallest ever players. Both the American and the Croatian measures in at 211 cm (6 ft, 11 in).

Both players use their height to add to their serving advantage (something we cover in this tall player training plan). John Isner also holds the record for the most number of aces in a Grand Slam match (113) and most number of aces in a set (85).

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