Drills

Backhand Forehand

category: Forehand-Backhand-Drill

Tennis Backhand forehand Forehand & Backhand Drill Dead ball drill. Coach is stationed on position 2 and players start off middle baseline and moves ...

Alternate Short Forehand/Volle...

Tennis Alternate Short Forehand/Volley Volley Drills Drill is continuous. Drill takes place witin the service box on each side of the net. Coach feed...

Controlled forehand slide Move...

Tennis Controlled forehand slide Movement 3 balls are set on the cones. The player runs to each cone, slides and hits the ball without dropping the c...

Forehand Smash Drill Smash Dri...

Tennis Forehand Smash Drill Smash Drills Coach, 1 player, and basket of balls. Player starts by running forward and touching the net. At this point t...

Aggressive Forehand Attacking ...

Tennis Aggressive Forehand Attacking Coach stands on the player's side of the court and feeds the ball with the racquet off the ground. Player moves ...

backhand and forehand Dead bal...

Tennis backhand and forehand Dead ball Forehand & Backhand Drill Coach feeds the ball from centre of court to the players backhand. Players moves fro...

Forehand and Inside Out Foreha...

Tennis Forehand and Inside Out Forehand Forehand Drills Coach feeds the ball to the corner of the court towards the tramlines for player A to hit wit...

Attacking forehand off center ...

Tennis Attacking forehand off center Forehand Drills Coach feeds an easy ball down the middle of the court. Player moves forward and hits an agressiv...

Approach from the Alley Foreha...

Tennis Approach from the Alley Forehand Drills The coach stands in front of the player and throws the ball to the deuce alley. The player sprints, hi...

Deep and short Forehand Drills...

Tennis Deep and short Forehand Drills Cones are set on the deuce side (deep and short). The player stands on the service line and the coach feeds hig...

1 Federer 1 Nadal

The player rallies with the coach using forehand cross court. The player alternates regular follow through (to the left side) and Nadal's follow th...

1 High 1 Low - Forehand

In this exercise, the coach feeds all the balls to one side. The player's goal is to alternate shots with higher and lower trajectory over the net,...

1 High 1 Low - Forehand

In this exercise, the coach feeds all the balls to one side. The player's goal is to alternate shots with higher and lower trajectory over the net,...

1 High 1 Low - Forehand

In this exercise, the coach feeds all the balls to one side. The player's goal is to alternate shots with higher and lower trajectory over the net,...

1st volley position

Players hit a forehand volley followed by a backhand volley. from the 1st volley position.

2 lines - Forehand and Backhand

Players start in two lines, one behind the deuce service box and the other behind the advantage box.

Coach feeds balls alternately to player...

3 progressive returns

The coach stands on the service line (ad side), and the player starts from the baseline. The coach serves to the T, so that the players hits a fore...

3 Shot Forehand Drill

Players should use good quick footwork to get their feet in the correct position around the ball to play the shots.

The aim is to encourage ...

3 variations on the forehand side

Cones are set in the deuce corner. The coach feeds 3 balls to the forehand side. The player executes forehand after the bounce, forehand drive in t...

50 volleys

2 players stand in services boxes hitting volleys to each other. Play a continuous rally, counting to try to make 50 shots in a row. If they miss o...

6 spots with one result

The coach feeds an easy ball to the deuce side and the player hits offensive approach shot to the deuce side and comes to the net. The coach feeds ...

Aggressive Forehand

Coach stands on the player's side of the court and feeds the ball with the racquet off the ground. Player moves forward and hits an aggressive fore...

Aggressive Forehand to Deuce

In this drill, the player works on aggressive forehand. This exercise is a demanding work for the body so if coach sees that players get tired real...

Aim for the ball to get the next ball

The coach rallies with a player using only forehand cross-court shots. The player tries to hit the target (Gymnastic ball). If she makes it she get...

Air depth variation

The player starts behind the service line and the coach feeds high ball to the forehand side. The player executes forehand drive deep cross-court a...

All about forehand.mp4

Coach feeds balls to the 'ad' side. Player hits 2 forehands inside out and 1 forehand inside in.

All forehand to deuce corner

Cones are set in the deuce corner. The coach feeds random balls. The player has to use forehand from the all court and hit the balls to the deuce c...

Alley Rally

All 4 players position on centre of doubles alley and rallies forehands to forehands

Alternate Short Forehand/Volley

Drill is continuous.

Drill takes place witin the service box on each side of the net.

Coach feeds the ball, player returns short fore...

Alternate Short Forehand/Volley

Drill is continuous.

Drill takes place witin the service box on each side of the net.

Coach feeds the ball, player returns short fore...

Alternating Volleys

Players line up on secure line and hits 1st Forehand volley to 1, player then continues forward to 2nd volley for a backahnd volley down the line.

Alternating Volleys

Players line up on secure line and hits 1st Forehand volley to 1, player then continues forward to 2nd volley for a backahnd volley down the line.

Alternating volleys

live ball
Players line up on service line and hits 1st volley with backhand back to the coach at feeding position 3 the player then continues forwa...

Alternating volleys

Players line up on service line and hit a forehand volley back to the coach followed by a 2nd volley down the line.

Alternating volleys

Coach volleys the ball left then right. Players have one volley each. So one player hits a backhand volley and the next player hits a forehand volley.

Always in the same spot

Cones are set in the ad corner. The coach feeds 9 balls. 3 to the deuce side (deep, middle, short), 3 to the centre (deep, middle, short) and 3 to ...

Angle it aggressively

Coach feeds an easy ball to attack. Player runs and hits aggressive angle shot.

Drill specifications:

1-5 repetitions ...

Angle rally (backhand)

Player A stands close to the net, whilst Player B stands closer to the side line. Player A works on angle volleys while rallying with the partner a...

Angle rally (forehand)

Player A stands close to the net, whilst Player B stands closer to the side line. Player A works on angle volleys while rallying with the partner a...

Answer the serve

Coach serves from the deuce side. The player then hits a cross-court forehand return.

Aternating Volleys

Players line up on service line and hit 1st backhand volley to 3, then continues forward to 2nd volley which is forehand down the line.

Aternating Volleys

Players line up on service line and hit 1st backhand volley to 3, then continues forward to 2nd volley which is forehand down the line.

Attack and finish

The coach serves second serve from the ad side and the player hits offensive forehand return to the ad side. The coach defends and hits easier ball...

Attacking Forehand

The aim is to encourage players to progressively attack on the move.

Coach feeds 3 balls to player A as per diagram.

Player A should ...

Attacking forehand off center

Coach feeds an easy ball down the middle of the court.

Player moves forward and hits an agressive forehand to the deuce side. Player then ...

Attacking forehands on the move

Coach feeds three balls per player from the basket.

Players should aim to hit the targets (as in diagram - can use cones to mark out targets...

Automatic pattern

The coach stands at the net on the ad side and feeds the ball to the backhand side.The player runs around and hits forehand inside out. The coach h...

Avoid deuce deep corner - backhand

Cones are set in the deuce deep area. The coach feeds balls to the forehand or backhand and the player hits the ball while avoiding the deep deuce ...

Avoid deuce deep corner - backhand

Cones are set in the deuce deep area. The coach feeds balls to the forehand or backhand and the player hits the ball while avoiding the deep deuce ...

Avoid deuce deep corner - forehand

Cones are set in the deuce deep area. The coach feeds balls to the forehand or backhand and the player hits the ball while avoiding the deep deuce ...

Awareness of the opponent

Coach stands in the middle of the court and feeds the ball to the advantage side. The coach will then move left or right, and the player has to be ...

Away from the Opponent

A player stands at the net. The coach feeds the ball to the forehand side and moves randomly. The player executes forehand volley into the open are...

Backhand Approach

Players start iff in no mans land. Players approach the backhand, gets into the first volley position (Backhand), then changes to forehand for second ...

Backhand Approach

Players start iff in no mans land. Players approach the backhand, gets into the first volley position (Backhand), then changes to forehand for second ...

Backhand Deep / short

Coach is stationed at position 2 while players start off forehand alley corner moves and executes first shot near middle baseline and second shot mid-...

Backhand Lateral with direction

Live ball Drill
Coach feeds from position 1.
Players start off in forehand doubles alley and execute shots with direction. player has to to hit ...

Backhand Live drill

Coach feeds the ball from the forehand side of the court.

Players start in the centre and hit the first backhand back to the coach. The play...

backhand recovery and forehand

Players line up on centre move to play a backhand down the linerecovers to the centre and moves to hit a forehand down the line.

Backhand regular + Forehand attack

Coach feeds first ball deep to the ad side. Player hits deep backhand cross-court. Coach feeds another ball short to the deuce side. Player moves i...

Backhand slice - Game on!

Players are working cross-court from their backhand corners and have to hit a backhand slice off every single ball. They also have to slice the bal...

Backhand winner down the line

The coach stands in front of the player and feeds in an easy ball to the player who starts off in the forehand doubles alley.

When the ball ...

Backhand/Forehand/Volley

Coach, 4 players, 3 targets, and a basket of tennis balls.

Player 1 starts off on the centre of the baseline.

Backhand/Forehand/Volley

Coach, 4 players, 3 targets, and a basket of tennis balls.

Player 1 starts off on the centre of the baseline.

Backswing Loop

The coach stands next to the player and keeps their racquet in a horizontal position.

The player moves their racquet over and under the coa...

Balance is everything

Player stands on balance platforms. Coach feeds balls to the forehand side. Player executes forehand stroke while maintaining balance.

Balance the right

3 cones are set behind the player on the right side. The player takes one ball and jumps backward on right leg toward the cone. The player places t...

Balanced right leg

The player stands next to the ladder and jumps using only their right leg. The player jumps inside the ladder, to the right, inside the ladder, to ...

Balancing on the outside leg

Player stands on his/her right leg on the service line. Coach feeds balls to the player's forehand side. Player hops to the ball on one leg and hits...

Balancing on the outside leg

Player stands on his/her right leg on the service line. Coach feeds balls to the player's forehand side. Player hops to the ball on one leg and hits...

Balancing on the outside leg

Player stands on his/her right leg on the service line. Coach feeds balls to the player's forehand side. Player hops to the ball on one leg and hits...

Baseline Forehand/Backhand

Coach, 1 player, and a basket of tennis balls.

Coach faces player 1 who is stood on the centre of the baseline.

Coach drops the first...

Baseline scenario

The coach feeds fast ball to deuce side. The player runs and hits deep forehand cross-court. The coach immediately feeds drop shot to ad side, the ...

Basic pattern for everyone

Player serves wide from the deuce side. Coach throws a ball to the deuce side. Player hits deep forehand cross court and recovers. Coach throws ano...

Behind and Inside

Coach feeds deep ball to the deuce side. Player moves back and hits forehand cross court. Coach feeds another ball shorter to the advantage side. P...

Change directions with FH

Player A hits forehand cross-court and forehand down the line. After this pattern both players play the point out.

Change the pace

Coach feeds the ball to one side. Player alternates aggressive and regular down the line shots.

Drill specifications:

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Check opponent's backhand

The coach serves to the T from the ad side,and the player hits a forehand return cross-court. The coach then feeds the ball to the backhand, with t...

Circle Volley to a Target

Teacher feeds the ball, however the student must shout out when they are about to split step (which would be just before the teacher feeds the ball...

Combination 3

Player line up on centre and rally forehands cc and backhands down the line.

Combination

Players line up inside corner and rally forehands with coach.

Comfortable New Grip

Player inserts a pen between the hand and the racquet's grip. Player imitates forehand without changing a grip.

In this exercise, the pen i...

Confidence hitting down the line

Set up two sets of cones around 1metre inside the service line, either side of the coach who stands in the centre of the court.

The coach th...

Confidence hitting down the line

Set up two sets of cones around 1metre inside the service line, either side of the coach who stands in the centre of the court.

The coach th...

Confident Inside In

The coach feeds 3 balls to the backhand side (deep, medium, short). The player hits the following 3 shots:

  1. Forehand inside in after th...

Connect the Dots

Coach serves from Deuce/Ad side. Player returns with forehand cross court. Coach hits the ball back to forehand. Player finishes to the open space....

Connect the Dots

Coach serves from Deuce/Ad side. Player returns with forehand cross court. Coach hits the ball back to forehand. Player finishes to the open space....

Conscious doubles game

The player serves wide to the deuce side and the coach feeds short ball to deuce side. The player hits deep forehand approach shot cross-court and ...

Consider point of contact

Player stands on the baseline. Coach feeds shorter balls with different heights. Player picks the right offensive method according to the ball’s he...

Consistency and accuracy


-Players hit forehands aiming for the line.
-Players maintain high net clearance to achieve consistency.
-Three points are deducted from the...

Consistent movement

The coach rallies with the player. The player has a task to play given pattern consistently. the player's job is to hit 2 forehands cross court + 1...

Contact With Coach

The coach stands in front of the player and keeps their racquet facing the player, holding it in the same position.

The player imitates a f...

Control Is The Key

The coach throws an easy ball to the player who hits a forehand shot back to the coach. The Coach then throws the ball back again but this time the...

Control Is The Key

The coach throws an easy ball to the player who hits a forehand shot back to the coach. The Coach then throws the ball back again but this time the...

Control your distance

The player stands at the service line and the coach feeds the first ball into the legs to backhand side. The player executes backhand half-volley c...

Cover Volley

Coach feeds the ball to the front player in the queue who volleys the ball back then the coach volleys the ball to the forehand side of the player 2nd...

Cross Court and Inside Out Forehand

Five cones set up at end of the court as shown.

Coach feeds the ball to player A to hit with a forehand cross court shot into the target are...

Cross Court Forehand/Forehand

Coach feeds the ball down the line to player 1 who plays a deep cross court forehand (shot 1).

Player 2 returns also playing a deep cross co...

Cross court inside-out forehands

The coach feeds the first ball in and then players have to keep the rally going, running around the ball to play a cross-court forehand into the co...

Cross the line with right leg

Player stands next to the singles line. Coach feeds ball behind the doubles alley. Player moves to the ball, crosses doubles line with right leg an...

Crosscourt forehands

Set up cones: 2 big steps in from the baseline and one from the sideline.

2 players rally crosscourt on each court (first forehand then ...

Deep and Short

Coach feeds an easy ball to the advantage side. Player runs around and hits forehand inside out. Player runs forward to take proper position at the...

Deep and Short

Coach feeds an easy ball to the advantage side. Player runs around and hits forehand inside out. Player runs forward to take proper position at the...

Deep and Short

Coach feeds an easy ball to the advantage side. Player runs around and hits forehand inside out. Player runs forward to take proper position at the...

Deep Cross Court Forehand

4 players A, B, C, and D.

4 discs or cones are placed half way between the service line and the service box on each side of the court.

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Deep directions + angle changer

Deep zone and angle zone are set by cones. Coach feeds balls to one side. Player performs tactical pattern based on deep cross court shot, deep dow...

Deep directions + drop shot changer

Deep zone and angle zone are set by cones. Coach feeds balls to one side. Player performs tactical pattern based on deep down the line shot, deep c...

Deep Forehand And Backhand Drill

Players will be fed 2-6 balls each.

The balls are hit down the line into the target area as marked by the cones.

The feeding can be v...

Deep position returns

The player stands deep behind the baseline, with the coach on the service line (on the player's side of the court).

The coach then feeds the...

Defensive slice off own side

The player stands on the baseline and the coach stands in front of the player on the same side. The coach feeds the ball off own side to the deuce ...

Depth on the run

The coach feeds 4 balls from the basket , alternating with a forehand and a backhand feed.

Player 1 must sprint across the court to play each...

Deuce Pressure Return

Coach serves wide from the deuce side, and the player hits a forehand cross-court return, aiming for the ball to bounce in the coned area. Modifica...

Deuce Pressure Return Progression

Coach serves wide from the deuce side, and the player hits a forehand cross-court return, aiming for the ball to bounce in the coned area. The coac...

Deuce Pressure Return Progression

Coach serves wide from the deuce side, and the player hits a forehand cross-court return, aiming for the ball to bounce in the coned area. The coac...

Deuce Pressure Return

Coach serves wide from the deuce side, and the player hits a forehand cross-court return, aiming for the ball to bounce in the coned area. Modifica...

Deuce rally with mixed shots

Player stands in the deuce side service box. The coach feeds the ball to the player over the net, differing the height o the ball each time he feeds ...

Deuce rally with mixed shots

Player stands in the deuce side service box. The coach feeds the ball to the player over the net, differing the height o the ball each time he feeds ...

Deuce T and Backhand Air Cross-Court

The player serves to the T from the deuce side and the coach feeds a higher ball to the ad side. The player then finishes with deep backhand drive ...

Deuce Wide And Forehand Down Line

Player serves from the deuce side and delivers a wide serve, in between the cones. The coach will then hit the ball back cross-court, where the pla...

Deuce Wide And Forehand Down Line

Player serves from the deuce side and delivers a wide serve, in between the cones. The coach will then hit the ball back cross-court, where the pla...

Difference in the Air

The coach feeds an easy high ball, and the player hits forehand in the air to the deuce side and moves up.The coach hits a lob back, with the playe...

Different colours different depths

The coach feeds orange, and green balls to the forehand side. The player hits only forehands cross-court. If the ball is green, the player has to a...

Different spins

The coach feeds balls to the deuce side, whilst the player alternates forehand topspin and forehand slice in cross court direction.

Direct The Inside

Coach feeds easy balls to the advantage side. The player runs around and hits a forehand inside out/in, aiming for the ball to land between the two...

Direct The Inside

Coach feeds easy balls to the advantage side. The player runs around and hits a forehand inside out/in, aiming for the ball to land between the two...

Directional approach

The coach feeds shorter ball to the deuce side. The player moves forward, hits forehand approach shot down the line and comes to the net. The coach...

Directional confidence

Coach feeds 3 balls to 'deuce' side, 3 balls to the centre and 3 balls to 'ad' side. Coach uses deep, medium and short balls. Player hits all the b...

Directional Repetition

The coach feeds two balls to a player all on one side of the court. In response, the player hits one cross court shot, and then a shot down the lin...

Disturb opponent's strategy

Coach feeds balls to the backhand side. Player alternates hitting backhand slice cross-court and an inside-to-out forehand topspin.

Dominate with two solutions

Coach feeds first ball shorter to the ad side. Player moves inside the court and hits offensive forehand inside out. Coach feeds another ball short...

Don't let it bounce

Player stands on the baseline. Coach feeds a moonball. Player moves inside the baseline and hits a groundstroke drive in the air.

Dri...

Don't open the court

Deuce service box is marked with cones, and the coach feeds balls to the backhand side. The player hits forehand inside in or inside out - they hav...

Down the line

Coach feeds alternate ball 1 forehand followed by on backhand.

Players hit two shots each before going to back of the que.

Players ha...

Drive Volley

Players move in from no mans land and executes forehand drive volley down the line.

Drive Volley

Players move in from no mans land and executes forehand drive volley down the line.

Drop and lob

Coach feeds easy ball to the deuce side. Player executes forehand drop shot down the line and moves forward. Coach feeds another ball to the deuce ...

Drop it where you want

The player stands at the net. Cones are set in the middle, on the deuce and ad side. The coach feeds balls to forehand side and the player executes...

Drop The Volley

Set up as shown with three cones close to the net, with these cones being the player's target on their second shot. Player and coach stand at the n...

Drop The Volley

Set up as shown with three cones close to the net, with these cones being the player's target on their second shot. Player and coach stand at the n...

Drop The Volley

Set up as shown with three cones close to the net, with these cones being the player's target on their second shot. Player and coach stand at the n...

Dynamic Consistency

One player stands in the deuce corner, with their opponent stood in the middle of the baseline at the other end. They are moved around the court by th...

Dynamic Consistency

One player stands in the deuce corner, with their opponent stood in the middle of the baseline at the other end. They are moved around the court by th...

Dynamic Consistency

One player stands in the deuce corner, with their opponent stood in the middle of the baseline at the other end. They are moved around the court by th...

Dynamic Consistency

One player stands in the deuce corner, with their opponent stood in the middle of the baseline at the other end. They are moved around the court by th...

Everything to 1 corner

Standing in the deuce corner the coach feeds the ball to the player from the opposite end of the court.

The coach should move the player aro...

Fast Hands

Player stands on the service line, with the coach on the opposite side of the net. The coach quickly tosses balls to the forehand side for the play...

Feed by hand to forehand side

Coach feeds the ball from the T to the forehand side of the player. The player runs to the ball to play the shot and retrieves back towards the middle...

Feed Variation

Player starts on the baseline with the coach just in front of them, ready to feed the ball to them. The feed should be done in a 4 ball pattern: 1 ...

Feed Variation

Player starts on the baseline with the coach just in front of them, ready to feed the ball to them. The feed should be done in a 4 ball pattern: 1 ...

Feeling the ball - Soft hands

Players stand opposite each other across the net, halfway between the service line and the net.

They must gently tap the ball over the net us...

Finishing at the net

Purpose:

To move in the correct patterns at the net, hitting smash and high volley.

Coach feeds in this sequence-

1)...

First volley and live!

The coach feeds the ball from the basket to player 1 who is moving forwards to play a 1st volley.

As the coach makes contact with the ball pl...

Forehand / Backhand (live)

Player starts in centre, having recieved a ball from the backhand side of the court.
Player has to hit back the 1st backhand the 2nd forehand and f...

Forehand / Backhand

Player starts in the centre ha to hit the fist shot back to the coach (forehand) hit the 2nd shot back and hit the 3rd shot down the line.
Coach fe...

Forehand / Backhand

Coach is stationed on feeding position 2 and players start off middle baseline and moves to hit forehand then moves to hit a backhand.

Forehand 3 Zones Rally

One player stands in the deuce corner and rallies with their partner. The player in the deuce corner hits three consecutive forehands to the differ...

Forehand 4 directions

The player starts from the middle. The coach tosses 4 balls into different directions (deuce side, short middle, ad side, deep middle). The player ...

Forehand against backhand

Cones are set in the ad corner (backhand corner). The coach feeds random balls and the player hits only forehands into the proper zone.

Forehand and Backhand Crosscourt

Coach feeds the ball from centre of court to the players backhand. Players moves from the centre to hit the backhand down the line then recover back t...

Forehand and Backhand Crosscourts


Coach feeds for the player to do a forehand down the line followed by a forehand cross court. Coach then feeds across the court for a backhand cro...

Forehand and Backhand


The coach feeds a ball to the players forehand. The player tries to hit it down the line as accurately as possible before recovering to the centre...

Forehand angle inside out

The coach feeds medium ball to the backhand side, the player then runs around and hits forehand angle inside out.

Forehand Approach

Players start off in no mans land, then plays the forehand approach, get ths first volley position (Forehand). Player then changes to backhand for sec...

Forehand Approach

Players start off in no mans land, then plays the forehand approach, get ths first volley position (Forehand). Player then changes to backhand for sec...

Forehand Attacking

Up to 4 players can be involved.

The aim is to encourage players to progressively attack on the move.

Coach feeds 3 balls to each pla...

Forehand behind the sideline

The player starts on the singles sideline. The coach tosses the balls behind the doubles alley and into the alley. Player's goal is to move behind ...

Forehand Change of Direction

Player 1 - is working on change of direction on forehand. 2 forehands cross court, 1 forehand down the line

Player 2 - feeding - can work on...

Forehand Close Stance-weight transfer

Player stands behind the baseline. Coach faces the player. Coach throws the ball. Player hits forehand/backhand and moves the right/left leg forwar...

Forehand Deep / Short

Dead Ball Drill
Players start off in backhand corner (doubles Alley)
Players move out to play first forehand along the baseline and then ...

Forehand inside in

The coach feeds balls to the player's ad side from the opposite end of the court.

Starting from the centre of their baseline the player, wh...

Forehand Inside Out (Live ball)

Drill Set-Up:

  • Players start off on centre.
  • Hits first ball back to coach and returns to volley to play inside out forehand.
    Top...

  • Forehand inside out

    Dead Ball Drill
    Players start off on the centre and moves around Backhand for first forehand then moves off to play second forehand

    Forehand Live Drill


    Coach feeds the ball from the backhand side of the court.
    Players start in the centre and hit the first forehand back to the coach. The player...

    Forehand low point of contact

    The player stands on the service line. Coach then throws a low ball to their forehand side.

    The player should then run forward, bends their ...

    Forehand mini drop shot

    The player stands on the service line and the coach feeds random balls. The player then responds with forehand drop shots.

    Forehand mix opportunities

    3 zones are set on the court. The coach feeds balls to the player's forehand, who picks the zone and hits forehand. The player can go deep cross-co...

    Forehand on the run

    Players line up on backhand doubles alley and executes forehands on the run down the line. Opponent moves off from centre and plays next shot crosscou...

    Forehand over the bar

    A player stands on the baseline, with the target is set on the ad side. The coach throws the ball to the deuce side, and the player hits a forehand...

    Forehand Pattern With Running Winner

    The coach feeds balls from the basket. The first one the player hits a forehand cross court, before running to the other side and hitting a forehand i...

    Forehand Pattern With Running Winner

    The coach feeds balls from the basket. The first one the player hits a forehand cross court, before running to the other side and hitting a forehand i...

    Forehand Pattern With Running Winner

    The coach feeds balls from the basket. The first one the player hits a forehand cross court, before running to the other side and hitting a forehand i...

    Forehand recovery left

    Coach feeds the ball to the backhand side, with the player just behind the baseline, slightly to the backhand side.

    Player runs out &nb...

    Forehand recovery

    Coach feeds the ball to the forehand side, with the player just behind the baseline.

    Player runs out, hits one forehand, recovers their posit...

    Forehand shadows speed

    Cones are set in different spots on the baseline, and the player then runs to each cone and shadows forehand with maximum speed.

    Forehand Smash x 2 Players

    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...

    Forehand Smash x 2 Players

    Coach, 2 players, and basket of balls.

    Players are in a service box each, and start by running forward and touching the net.

    ...

    Forehand Smash x 2 Players

    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...

    Forehand split step

    Rings are placed in front of the player. The player rallies with the coach/player and has to perform split step inside the rings before each shot.<...

    Forehand Stage 1

    Coach feeds the ball from the T.

    Each player receive 4x balls in the forehand corner which they move out to hit down the line.

    Player...

    Forehand Stage 2

    Players start at the centre of the service line.

    1. The coach feeds the ball with one bounce towards the forehand corner of the court. ...

    Forehand Stage 3

    Player starts off at the centre of the service line.

    1. Coach feeds the ball with one bounce towards the forehand corner of the court. ...

    Forehand stations

    Cones (stations) are set on the player's side and the player starts from the first station. The coach feeds the ball to the first station and the p...

    Forehand to catch - get your eye in

    Players 1, 2 and 3 feed a ball underarm high over the net to 4, 5 and 6. Players 4, 5 and 6 have rackets and must try and hit the balls back for th...

    Forehand to Catch

    Drill takes place within the service box on each side of the net.

    Coach feeds the ball underarm with one bounce to the player.

    The pl...

    Forehand Volley Catch

    Players stands ready without a racquet. The coach feeds the ball to the player who catches the ball with their right hand in front of the body. The pl...

    Forehand Volley From The Ground

    The player starts by sitting on the ground. They are fed the ball by the coach and must execute a forehand volley whilst only moving their upper body.

    Forehand Volley Same Side

    The player stands next to the next and shadows a forehand volley, simulating the action of a forehand volley but without the ball. The net prevents th...

    Forehand Volley Still Head

    Players put a hat on their head, while the coach feeds balls to the player. They must execute a forehand volley without the hat falling off their head...

    Forehand x 2/Volley x 2 Rally

    Coach, 4 players, basket of tennis balls.

    Working in half the court player 1 starts on the baseline.

    Coach feeds the ball for player ...

    Forehand x 3 Moving Across Court

    Coach, 4 players, and a basket of tennis balls.

    Player 1 starts off on the centre of the baseline.

    Coach feeds 3 balls across the cou...

    Forehand/Backhand Approaching Net

    Coach, 2 players, and a basket of tennis balls. Player 1 starts off on the centre of the baseline.

    1. Coach feeds ball 1 to the corner of...

    Forehand/Backhand Rally

    4 players. 2 on each side of the net.

    Player 1 hits a deep forehand,and a rally starts with each player hitting a deep forehand shot.

    Forehand/Backhand Various Shots

    Coach, 3 players, and a basket of balls. Players 1,2 and 3 line up on the baseline.

    1. The coach feeds 3 balls. Players 1 and 2 play deep...

    Forehand/Backhand Various Shots

    Coach, 3 players, and a basket of balls. Players 1,2 and 3 line up on the baseline.

    1. The coach feeds 3 balls. Players 1 and 2 play deep...

    Forehand/Backhand Various Shots

    Coach, 3 players, and a basket of balls. Players 1,2 and 3 line up on the baseline.

    1. The coach feeds 3 balls. Players 1 and 2 play deep...

    Forehands on the run

    Player position on backhand corner and moves out to play wide ball on the run and plays it crosscourt. Opposite player moves out and play crosscourt. ...

    Forehands only

    Purpose:

    Learn to use forehand as a weapon. Move around the backhand each time to hit with forehand only.

    Coach feeds anyw...

    Four shots, Four winners!

    Players start in the centre and hit four shots from the coach's feed:

    1. The first shot should be a deep forehand.
    2. Second shot i...

    From the beginning to backhand

    The coach serves from the ad side and the player then hits deep forehand return into ad corner. The coach feeds another ball to the ad side and the...

    Get comfortable

    Cones are set in the ad corner. The coach feeds high balls to the forehand side, the player then executes forehand drive in the air to the ad side....

    Ground strokes under pressure


    -Feeder hits first ball to forehand alley.
    -The second ball if fed to backhand alley.
    -The third feed goes deep to the forehand side.

    Groundstrokes Moving Forward

    Coach stands in front of the player and alternates tosses to forehand and backhand side. Player hits the ball and moves forward, while the coach mo...

    Groundstrokes, Inside-out forehands


    -Players work on ground strokes and depth, aiming to hit beyond the service line.Possibly put targets down.
    -After rotations, swap to backhand....

    Have unpredictable forehand

    Coach feeds balls to the forehand side. Player alternates hitting forehand topspin cross-court and forehand slice cross-court.

    High balls are last balls

    The coach feeds high balls to the forehand side. The player takes higher backswing, moves forward and hits offensive volley.

    Hit and move: Running drives

    Players are working in threes with player 1 in a full-court and players 2 and 3 in the forehand and backhand corners respectively.

    Player 1 i...

    Hit deep

    Split the players into 2 equal groups, Both hitting forehands.

    Coach feeds left then right.

    Players have to move out to the ball and ...

    Hit well and switch

    Zones are set in both corners. The coach feeds balls to the ad side, and the player runs around and hits forehand inside out. If the player misses ...

    Hitting in all directions

    Player and coach rally together.

    The player hits shots in this pattern:

    • forehand cross court
    • forehand down the line

    Hitting in all directions

    Player and coach rally together.

    The player hits shots in this pattern:

    • forehand cross court
    • forehand down the line

    In And Out With The Wall

    Player stands facing the wall and hits forehand volleys against the wall. After each hit, the player moves forward and closer to the wall. Once at the...

    In And Out With The Wall

    Player stands facing the wall and hits forehand volleys against the wall. After each hit, the player moves forward and closer to the wall. Once at the...

    Inside In from Different Spots

    The coach feeds 3 balls to the backhand side (deep, medium, short). The player hits forehand inside in and recovers to the middle after each shot.<...

    Inside out fh: Threes

    Player 1 is working in the whole court but primarily in the red target zone, hitting ONLY fhs: 1 fh cross, and 1 fh inside out.

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    Inside out forehand and winner

    Players start in the centre and hits the first shot back to the coach with an inside out forehand.

    The player then moves on to a short ball ...

    Inside out forehand

    Live ball drill
    Players start in centre play back an inside out forhand back to the coach, then the player runs onto the short ball and hits a fore...

    Inside Put to Opponents Backhand

    Player starts at the centre and plays inside out Forehand to opponunts backhand corner . Opponent then hits a backhand down the line. Players play out...

    Inside-out forehand

    Coach feed
    Player has to move round to the tramlines
    Then play a forehand diagonally cross court

    Inside-out Forehand


    -Either the coach or the players themselves throw the ball over the player's shoulder.
    -The player runs around to hit an inside-out fore...

    Inside-out Forehand


    Coach feeds the ball down the line
    The player starts in the middle and runs round to hit an inside-out cross court forehand to the target area<...

    Insideout Forehand to opponents

    Player starts at centre and plays outside to opponents forehand corner. Opponent hits forehand crosscourt looking for side-t and plays out the rally

    Just cross court

    Player A and player B play the points. Player A can't hit down the line from the forehand side.

    Keep It In The Trams

    Both players rally from the service line trying to keep the ball in the tramlines. However Player A must play one forehand then one backhand alter...

    Keep it low

    The player wears resistance band attached to the waist and ankles. The coach feeds the balls to the forehand side, and the player hits only forehan...

    Keep it stable while returning

    Player stands on the balance platform.

    Coach feeds the ball to the player's side, either to their left or right depending on the type of sho...

    keep volley going

    Players line up in two lines every volley should be played back to the coach. The coach feeds the ball atrenating backhand to forehand.
    Players sh...

    Keep your legs low

    The player wears resistance bands to maintain low position. The player performs regular forehands paying attention to maintaining low position all ...

    Kick wide + Forehand inside in

    Player A executes wide kick serve from the ad side. Player B hits backhand return cross court. Player A runs around and hits offensive forehand ins...

    Know Your Place - Forehand Down Line

    Coach feeds balls to the forehand side. Player hits forehand volley down the line and recovers to the cone. Proper spot after down the line forehan...

    lateral backhands (forward)

    Dead ball feed
    Players start off in forehand doubles corner and ply to backhands along baseline. As player moves towards the ball they keep racket ...

    Lateral Backhands

    Dead Ball drill
    Players start in the forehand alley and hit two backhands on the move.
    Trying to hit both shots at down the line.

    Lateral Forehands 2

    Players start off in doubles alley (Forehand Corner) and moves along baseline hitting 2 backhands.

    Learn How To Attack

    Player stands close to the net. Coach feeds easy ball to the forehand side, and the player hits it aggressively without touching the net with the r...

    Learn How To Attack

    Player stands close to the net. Coach feeds easy ball to the forehand side, and the player hits it aggressively without touching the net with the r...

    Learn to use upper body.mp4

    Player takes ready position. Coach throws ball to the forehand side. Player doesn't move legs and hits forehand. Player has to use only upper body ...

    Less time for the opponent's backhand

    Player rallies with a coach. Player stays inside the baseline and hits only forehands down the line. Player can't move behind the baseline during t...

    Live ball drill with player

    In this Drill the players start in the tram line. With the coach feeding the first ball from the basket the first player hits a controlled forehand ba...

    Live Ball Pressure

    Coach feeds easy ball to the backhand side. Player hits backhand cross court (approach shot) and moves forward. Coach hits the ball back to make pl...

    Live Ball Pressure

    Coach feeds easy ball to the backhand side. Player hits backhand cross court (approach shot) and moves forward. Coach hits the ball back to make pl...

    Live Ball Pressure

    Coach feeds easy ball to the backhand side. Player hits backhand cross court (approach shot) and moves forward. Coach hits the ball back to make pl...

    Live Ball with Coach

    In this drill the players start in the tram line. With the coach feeding the first ball from the basket, the first player hits a controlled forehan...

    Live Ball with Player

    In this drill the players start in the tram line. With the coach feeding the first ball from the basket the first player hits a controlled forehand...

    Lob

    Coach, 2 players, basket of balls.

    Coach feeds the ball to player 1 towards the centre of the baseline.

    Player 1 plays a forehand lob...

    Make it specific

    Cones mark the doubles cross-court zone and the coach then feeds balls to the deuce side. The player hits forehand cross-court and tries to make th...

    Make them hit difficult backhand

    Coach feeds ball to the 'ad' side. Player hits high backhand topspin cross-court and moves to the net. Coach feeds easier ball to the deuce side. P...

    Make use of cross-court shots

    The coach feeds the ball to the deuce side. The player hits forehand cross-court and moves to the net and the coach hits the ball back down the lin...

    Make your opponent run

    Player A hits forehand cross court, forehand inside out and forehand inside in. After this pattern both players play the point out.

    Mark the zone

    The coach's side is divided into 4 zones. The coach feeds the ball to the forehand side, and the player hits the forehand. If the player hits one o...

    Mini close-stance slide

    The coach rallies with a player from the service line and the player stands behind the cone. The player moves to the ball, slides using close stanc...

    Mini open-stance slide

    The coach rallies with a player from the service line and stands behind the cone. The player moves to the ball, slides using open stance and hits f...

    Net drop forehand down the line

    Player stands inside the service line. Coach drops the ball from the net on the deuce side. Player sprints and hits controlled forehand drop shot d...

    Net game reaction

    Player stands at the service line. Coach feeds the ball to the player's forehand side. The player returns the ball to the coach using a forehand vol...

    Net game reaction

    Player stands at the service line. Coach feeds the ball to the player's forehand side. The player returns the ball to the coach using a forehand vol...

    No backhand pattern

    Player serves wide from the deuce side. Coach throws a ball to the deuce side. Player hits forehand down the line and recovers. Coach throws anothe...

    No chance to attack

    Cones create deep zone. The coach feeds balls to the forehand side and the player tries to hit all the balls behind the cones.

    No easy balls for rival's forehand

    The player stands at the net. Cones are set in the deuce service box. The coach feeds balls to the forehand side, and the player hits forehand voll...

    Non-dominant hand play

    Players rally up and down the middle of the court but with the racket in their non-dominant hand, looking for as much control as they can get.

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    Non-Dominant Warm Up

    Players rally up and down the middle of the court while standing on the service line using their non-dominant hand, looking for as much control as ...

    Non-Dominant Warm Up

    Players rally up and down the middle of the court while standing on the service line using their non-dominant hand, looking for as much control as ...

    Offensive response to high ball

    The player stands on the baseline and the coach feeds high ball. The player moves forward and hits forehand in the air to the ad side.

    Offensive-minded response

    Player stands on the baseline. Coach feeds high topspin ball into one of the corners. Player tries to hit the ball on the rise without moving back....

    On the Rise

    The coach stands on the player's side and feeds the ball off the court to the forehand side. The player then hits forehand on the rise.

    One Regular, One Drive

    The player stands on the baseline, and the coach faces the player. The coach throws balls to the deuce side, and the player alternates forehand aft...

    One Unit

    Player imitates forehand stroke, focussing on taking the racquet back with the non-dominant hand.

    Open the backhand

    The coach stands next to the doubles alley and the player serves wide from the ad side. The player's goal is to serve to the coach.

    Open the court and finish at the net

    Player serves wide from the deuce side. Coach hits an easy ball to the center. Player moves forward and hits deep forehand approach shot cross-cour...

    Opening up the court

    Players start the centre. Players moveout to play forehand crosscourt. They then recover and play a backhand in service box to opposide Side-T angle

    Overhead Volley

    The coach feeds 20 balls from the basket alternating between an overhead and a put-away volley.

    The players aim the overheads at the deeper t...

    Pass your opponent

    The coach sits on chair inside service box. The coach's position imitates opponent's position, then feeds ball to deuce side and moves racquet to t...

    Passing shots

    Starting with a feed to either forehand or backhand at random players play their first shot down the line after which the players can play out the ...

    Pattern I: Use the deuce corner

    The coach kneels down on the player's side. Players serves to the T from deuce side, and the coach throws first ball to the deuce side. The player ...

    Pattern II: Move your opponent

    The coach kneels down on the player's side. Players serves to the T from deuce side, and the coach throws first ball to the deuce side. The player ...

    Pattern IV: No forehands at all

    The coach kneels down on the player's side. Players serves to the T from deuce side, and the coach throws first ball to the deuce side. The player ...

    Play from back leg

    The player stands in square stance and the coach stands in front of the player. The coach feeds balls behind the front leg. The player has to put b...

    Pop rally (forehand)

    Players rally together with volleys. Each player has to pop the ball up before he/she hits it over the net.

    Power comes from core

    The player lays on the ground while keeping legs on gymnastic ball. The player performs regular crunches making sure that the whole motion uses onl...

    Pre-planned connection

    The player serves wide from the deuce side and the coach feeds high ball to the forehand side. The player moves forward and hits forehand drive in ...

    Prepare the Offense

    The player rallies with the coach using forehand cross court. The player hits 2 balls after the bounce and one shot in the air with the swinging vo...

    Proper positioning

    Red cones are set on deuce side; yellow cones are set on the ad side. The coach throws balls to the ad side, and the player runs around and hits fo...

    Quick Change

    Coach stands in front of the player and feeds random balls (Forehand, Backhand, Low, Short, Deep etc). Player has to react and adjust to incoming b...

    Quick Change

    Coach stands in front of the player and feeds random balls (Forehand, Backhand, Low, Short, Deep etc). Player has to react and adjust to incoming b...

    Quick Change

    Coach stands in front of the player and feeds random balls (Forehand, Backhand, Low, Short, Deep etc). Player has to react and adjust to incoming b...

    Quick Change

    Coach stands in front of the player and feeds random balls (Forehand, Backhand, Low, Short, Deep etc). Player has to react and adjust to incoming b...

    Quicker than regular

    The coach stands on the service line and serves to the deuce side, then the player returns using forehand down the line stroke.

    Rally and run around

    The player stands between 2 cones. The coach and player rally with each other. The coach tries to hit all the balls between the cones, which the pl...

    Rally Pattern

    In a rally with the coach the player must hit the ball in a given pattern.

    Moving from one side of the court to the other the player will f...

    Random and deep

    Cones set the deep zone. Coach feeds random balls to forehand or backhand. Player tries to hit the ball into the deep zone.

    React After The Serve

    The player stands on the baseline and serves the ball against the wall. After serving, the player must recover quickly and hit a forehand stroke again...

    React After The Serve

    The player stands on the baseline and serves the ball against the wall. After serving, the player must recover quickly and hit a forehand stroke again...

    Reaction Rally

    Coach stands at the net. Player and coach rally together. Coach hits everything to the deuce side. Player hits only forehand cross court.

    Recovery Habits - Forehand

    This drill teaches how to achieve good positioning on the court. Coach tosses balls to the one side, and the player hits the ball and recovers to t...

    Recovery Habits - Forehand

    This drill teaches how to achieve good positioning on the court. Coach tosses balls to the one side, and the player hits the ball and recovers to t...

    Recovery Habits - Forehand

    This drill teaches how to achieve good positioning on the court. Coach tosses balls to the one side, and the player hits the ball and recovers to t...

    Recovery Volleys (Second Position)

    Players are positioned just inside centre service line. Player then moves forward for forehand volley then recovers around cone for backhand volley

    Recovery Volleys (Second Position)

    Players are positioned just inside centre service line. Player then moves forward for forehand volley then recovers around cone for backhand volley

    Recovery Volleys 2

    Players are positioned just inside the centre service line. The player then moves forward for backhand volley then recovers around cone for forehand v...

    Recovery Volleys 2

    Players are positioned just inside the centre service line. The player then moves forward for backhand volley then recovers around cone for forehand v...

    Respond to the lob with control

    The player stands on the baseline, and the coach is at the net. The player feeds high ball to the coach. The coach hits overhead to the deuce side,...

    Return and drop

    The coach serves wide from the ad side and the player hits deep backhand cross-court return. The coach feeds another ball to the ad sidem and the p...

    Return and Volley Pattern

    Coach serves from the deuce side to the T. Player hits backhand deep return cross court and comes to the net. Coach feeds the next ball to the deuc...

    Return and Volley Pattern

    Coach serves from the deuce side to the T. Player hits backhand deep return cross court and comes to the net. Coach feeds the next ball to the deuc...

    Return and Volley Pattern

    Coach serves from the deuce side to the T. Player hits backhand deep return cross court and comes to the net. Coach feeds the next ball to the deuc...

    Return With Courage

    Coach delivers easy second serve. Player attacks with forehand to the backhand corner. Coach hits the ball short and player finishes to the other s...

    Return With Courage

    Coach delivers easy second serve. Player attacks with forehand to the backhand corner. Coach hits the ball short and player finishes to the other s...

    Return With Courage

    Coach delivers easy second serve. Player attacks with forehand to the backhand corner. Coach hits the ball short and player finishes to the other s...

    Returning a smash

    Player feeds an easy lob to the coach, who then returns with a smash shot.

    The player has to return the coach's shot using a defensive lob a...

    Returning a smash

    Player feeds an easy lob to the coach, who then returns with a smash shot.

    The player has to return the coach's shot using a defensive lob a...

    Right leg cross lines

    4 pairs of cones are set around the player (back, right, left, front). The player runs to the first pair of cones and cross the line between the co...

    Right leg directional balance

    The coach is in front of the player, who stands on the right leg. The coach points direction with the arm, and the player jumps in a given directio...

    Rotating Forehand/Backhand Volley

    Coach, 3 players, basket of tennis balls.

    Players form a triangle across the service boxes.

    Coach delivers 3 feeds for player 1 to pl...

    Running Forehand and Rally

    Player 1 starts on the tramlines opposite the coach.

    Coach feeds the ball across the court for player 1 to run on to and hit a deep running ...

    Running Forehand and Rally

    Player 1 starts on the tramlines opposite the coach.

    Coach feeds the ball across the court for player 1 to run on to and hit a deep running ...

    Running forehand down the line

    The player stands on the baseline, and the coach feeds a medium-pace ball to the forehand side. The player runs forward and hits forehand volley do...

    Saving the lob with slice

    The coach feeds the ball to the forehand side, and the player responds with forehand volley. The coach hits the ball with lob to the backhand side,...

    Serve / Return Point Play

    Player 1 is serving and will play a sequence of 4 points against player 2 as follows:

    1. Serving from the deuce court player 1 must serve w...

    Serve and run

    The player serves wide from the deuce side and the coach throws the ball close to the deuce sideline. The player runs and hits forehand down the li...

    Serve Wide and Punish Down the Line

    Coach stands in front of the player. Player serves wide from the deuce side before coach tosses the ball to the player's forehand. Player moves and...

    Serve with Opening

    Player serves from one side. Coach feeds random ball as a return. Player reacts and hits the next shot to the open space.

    Serve with Opening

    Player serves from one side. Coach feeds random ball as a return. Player reacts and hits the next shot to the open space.

    Serve with Opening

    Player serves from one side. Coach feeds random ball as a return. Player reacts and hits the next shot to the open space.

    Shadow with intensity

    Cones are set inside the service boxes. The player starts from the middle, sprints to the right cone and imitates forehand volley. As fast as possi...

    Short and Compact

    The coach stands behind the player with racquet in front of the body,and the player shadows forehand volley. The coach's racquet prevents from taki...

    Short Width, Full Width

    Player starts in the middle and sprints to the deuce corner, imitating a forehand stroke. Immediately, the player changes direction and sprints all th...

    Short Width, Full Width

    Player starts in the middle and sprints to the deuce corner, imitating a forehand stroke. Immediately, the player changes direction and sprints all th...

    Short Width, Full Width

    Player starts in the middle and sprints to the deuce corner, imitating a forehand stroke. Immediately, the player changes direction and sprints all th...

    Side - T angle shots

    Players line up behind cone and move out to play Forehand to opposite Side-T, and recovers around cone and moves out and play a Backhand to opposite a...

    Side slide

    The coach stands in front of the player and feeds the ball to the forehand side. The player moves to the ball, slides and hits forehand.

    Simple rally, based on returns

    The coach serves wide from the deuce side. Player hits forehand return cross-court. The player and coach rally together using only forehands cross-...

    Slice against slice

    Player rallies with a coach using only forehand slices. The player and coach hit in cross-court direction.

    Slice and cut it down the line

    Player A executes wide slice serve from the deuce side. Player B hits forehand cross court return. Player A moves diagonally forward and finishes w...

    Slide back

    The coach stands in front of the player and feeds the ball behind the baseline to the forehand side. The player moves back to the ball, slides and ...

    Smile

    Player starts in the middle behind the baseline.

    Coach feeds balls alternately to the forehand and backhand.

    The player should move in ...

    Snap It Down

    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 b...

    Specific CC

    The coach feeds the balls to the deuce side, whilst the player hits forehand cross court into a specific zone for doubles.

    Specific Footwork - Run Around

    Coach demonstrates proper footwork to hit forehand inside out/in. Players try to imitate this footwork without hitting the ball to make it more natura...

    Split the Box

    Service box is divided into 2 halves. Player's goal is to make 2 consecutive balls into the each half.

    Start deep, finish short

    The coach serves to the T from deuce side. The player hits deep backhand return cross-court and the coach feeds shorter ball to the deuce side. The...

    Start the rally with return

    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.

    Stretched running

    The coach feeds the ball to the backhand side. The player hits deep backhand cross-court and the coach feeds the next ball to the forehand side. Th...

    Stroke is ready.mp4

    Player stands on the baseline. Coach feeds balls to the forehand side. Player hits forehands using an open stance only.

    Surprising inside out opener

    2 players use backhands to rally together in cross court direction . Player A picks the right moment to surprise the opponent and hits forehand ang...

    T + Forehand corner

    Player A executes flat serve to the T. Player B hits defensive return. Player A moves forward and hits offensive forehand into one of the corners.<...

    Table tennis rallying

    Players stand opposite one another in the service boxes and play the point out.

    However, this time, the ball must be hit down into the court...

    Tactical wisdom with directions

    Coach feeds 3 balls to forehand side. Player hits 2 forehands cross court and 1 down the line. Coach feeds 3 balls to the backhand side. Player hit...

    Take care of backhand side

    Coach feeds balls to the backhand side. Player runs around and hits only forehands. Player performs tactical pattern based on 2 forehands inside ou...

    Teach the half-volley stroke

    Before the player begins this drill the coach should demonstrate the correct way to play the stroke while explaining the important details about th...

    The element of surprise!

    The coach feeds a mixture of 6 balls from the basket around the mid-court area. Players must hit a minimum of 2 dropshots from the set of 6 balls f...

    The more the better

    The coach tosses the balls to the deuce side. Player's goal is to make many adjustment steps before he hits the forehand.

    The Volley Train

    - Volley to each others Forehand only.
    -The first pair to successfully complete the task is the winner.
    - If it breaks down, go to the back of t...

    Threes - One up, one down

    Player 1 is working in the whole court and must hit 1 forehand cross-court, 1 forehand line, followed by 1 backhand cross-court finishing ...

    Threes - Two up and change

    Player 1 is working in the whole court. They must hit 2 cross-court forehands followed by 2 cross-court backhands.

    Player 2 is working in th...

    Too many mistakes

    The coach alternates feeding to the forehand and backhand. The player hits only cross court shots.

    Two Ball Drill

    Players start on the side of the court and run across where they return the ball from a feeder and continue running to hit another ball before runn...

    Two Ball Drill

    Players start on the side of the court and run across where they return the ball from a feeder and continue running to hit another ball before runn...

    Use court geometry

    The coach feeds balls to the forehand side and the player alternates hitting deep forehand down the line and angle forehand cross-court.

    using the serve advantage

    The player serves wide from the ad side, with the aim of getting the ball to land between two cones in the serving box on the opposite side of th...

    Volley and catch

    - As in t100053 A still feeds by hand.
    - B uses block volley and A catches B's ball.
    - Ensure no back swing and no big follow thru.
    - Em...

    Volley into the deep zone

    The player stands at the net,whilst the coach feeds random balls. The player hits forehand/backhand volley into the deep zone (behind the cones).

    Volley Race


    -The players are in pairs in this volley race.
    - Make sure players stay in the service box area and that players don't hit each other with...

    Volley

    Player runs for a backhand volley 1st, then runs through the cones back for a 2nd volley which is a forehand.
    - Player must always face the ne...

    Volley

    Coach feeds four consecutive balls:
    - backhand, forehand, forehand, backhand.
    - Encourage short backswing and good footwork.

    Volley/Smash/Volley

    1 player and basket of tennis balls.

    Coach feeds to player 1 who is working in, and around the line of the service box area.

    Player 1...

    Volleys Forehand/Backhand

    Closing volley at the net using forehand and backhand.

    Coach feeds the ball underarm from the centre service line close to the net, for the p...

    Volleys

    - (1) volleys to (3) cross court with forehand volleys only.
    - If a mistake is made change with non-player.
    - Footwork is essential.

    Watch the ball

    The player stands at the net, and the coach feeds balls to the forehand side. The player hits forehand volley with goal to fix the eyes on the poin...

    Weight Transfer


    Player stands behind the baseline. Coach faces the player. Coach throws the ball. Player hits forehand/backhand and moves the right/left leg fo...

    When backhand is not working

    The coach alternates feeding to the forehand and backhand. The player hits cross court shots using only forehand strokes.

    Working on ground strokes


    -Alternate feeding to forehand and backhand side.
    -Players in line shadow hit behind the front player.
    -After two strokes hitters move to ba...

    Yo - Yo

    1) Teacher alternates short drop shot and deep lob feeds from the basket.Also alternates forehand, backhand.
    2)Player hits the short ball to a...

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    Modern tennis forehand technique

    Teaching a modern forehand to student Marina. This was completely improv and spontaneous but is the start of many more instructional videos to come.

    Tennis forehand- basic technique

    The shot you'll hit most often in tennis - the forehand. Master the basics or brush up on your technique with our guide to the basic forehand.... Want...

    Sessions

    Work with the Depth

    Produce a player that recognises the value of varying the depth to dictate where the opponent plays from on the court. This session is great to learn ...

    Cardio Tennis Fun

    Improve your player's tennis skills in a friendly and fun environment while being active and burning a lot of calories!

    Approach and Win at the Net

    Keep your opponents guessing by mixing up when you approach the net. Use this session to teach your players about the tactical opportunities available...

    Volleying With Confidence

    Ensure your players are comfortable at the net and make them aware of when is best to move in to take control of the point with controlled volleys

    Multi-Dimensional Practice

    Coach your players to use a variety of shots on court and play in a multi-dimensional style, with this attacking session

    Get comfortable inside the court

    Federer, 36 years old and still one of the best on tour. It’s because he moves so well around the court and varies his lengths and shots to dictate th...

    Improve Your Groundstrokes

    Build your power, hone in your accuracy and develop into the best grinder in the game with flawless groundstrokes.

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