Tennis: footwork

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How do you beat someone who is clearly inferior but?

How do you beat someone who is clearly inferior but just keeps the ball in play?

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Drills for one person.

Drills for one person.

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How to run try-outs, getting 50 students down to 32?

There are 50 students, and I need to select 32 of them. How will you plan your try-out? Test for accuracy? Fitness?

Farhad Roshanaie Coach, United States of America

How do I coach 14 girls (varying abilities) on just 2 courts?

How do I coach 14 girls, all of varying levels from beginner to advanced on just two courts?

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Are there any drills to improve co-ordination and consistency?

Do you have any drills that could help an adult develop better co-ordination and consistency

Carrie Bateman Coach, England

What are some good intense footwork drills?

I have this player who is 27 years of age, very competitive and driving complete player with great technique on his ground stokes. Basically a great all around player from the baseline and net. I want to challenge him with a intense footwork drill that will tire him out, yet get the necessary hitting time. The more intense and sweat the drill produces the better, I'm the kind of coach where footwork is the basic foundation for all tennis players. I'm open to any suggestions, thank you for your time.

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How to improve a backhand - with topspin and extension?

I have a student who use to hit the two hands backhand too close of the body and without extensión. She is 16 years old and a good junior player. Also she tend to hit her backhand flat and we are working to combine more with topspin. Do you know how she could improve these two aspects? Thanks,Victor.

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How to plan 4 progressive lessons?

Hi, I'm on Level 2 Tennis Assistant Coach course, and have a task to plan 4 progressive lessons, explaining the objectives,overall aims and what the players should be able to do before they move onto the next lesson. I did my Level 1 11 years ago, so I'm a bit out of touch. Can any one help please?

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Foot drills For Tennis?

What are good footwork drills for tennis that I can to do at home?

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perception of the ball

hi! I am a beginner coach, so need help! coaching a men around 45, he has trouble of understanding where the ball will land. he does backswing to early, to late, focusing to much on the ball and having trouble with footwork. any drills to make it easier to understand where the ball will land and how to prepare for it? thank you

Ekaterina Grib Coach, Russia

Best player - bad attitude/determination?

I have a learner that is super talented, he gets the game, he handles pace, power and depth well. He is aggressive and tennis just comes naturally when it comes to this kid but he lacks determination. I am really struggling to keep him motivated not to loose focus or to let one mistake make his shoulders hang for the rest of the lesson. Footwork is unfortunately a big problem and when he loses a point it's even worse, this kid is just draining me mentally every session, its a mental thing but i'm having trouble defeating it. If i'm too hard on him, he closes down and might as well stop and if i play too much and don't push him, he plays with no effort and just hit very sloppy shots. I do know that his situation at home is not good and i think it has a lot to do with his bad attitude on the court but i really need some advise, this is my hardest lesson to plan, what is most important about my lesson with a student with a bad attitude, no temper but just unmotivated and i don't want to give up because this kid really has the talent...he really can be the next junior champion in Africa if he really wants to. Would really appreciate some tips from the professionals that dealt with this before.

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high ball

hi what is the best drill to improve high ball contact point and footwork.

samala ashok Coach, India


What drill do u recommend for large group of new players

Mona R Forster Coach, United Arab Emirates

begginer tennis lesson age 5years

Please provide a structured 5 year old begginner lesson

Florence Madzimbamuto Coach, South Africa


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