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Forehand groundstroke. contact...

Forehand groundstroke. Coach A teaches a classic FH with the C loop and says that the modern FH (western Grip) contact point is at the side. I understood that the Eastern FH was hit at the side but the Semi western was hit 6 to 8" in front when the racket face is vertical to the ground. Which is correct?

Norman Frey Coach, United States of America

what drills do you use to teach contact point skills to mini reds

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liz Sharman Coach, England

how can i correct a slapping forehand

one of my student is playing is forehand , with slapping. pls let me know how to correct it. gana.

Coach, United States of America

Hi Guys, How best to teach a return of serve

Hi Guys, Just wondering if anyone has a suggestion on how to teach a block return from serve and a slice return from serve to 13y.o juniors who are playing against big servers Cheers

Ciaran Cahill Coach, Ireland

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On my forehand I like to play a multi segmented forehand and have a extreeme westrn grip. ,Hitting a multi segment forehand with a semi-western grip particularly off serve does not feel natural for me. What can I do? With thanks, Stephen

stephen Coach, Australia

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

Catapult serve is a good learning point?

I coach 4-7 year olds, and when I'm teaching serves I usually start with the throwing technique without a racket, before introducing the ball toss. Someone has suggested I teach a catapult serve as a part of the learning process. I personally think this would teach bad habits as there is no toss up. Any opinions on this? Thx

Mike Childs Coach, England

Passing shot drill for four or five players.

Is there a drill to involve four or five players to teach a passing shot? Situation would be opponent at or approaching the net and plays a poor approach.

Keith Brown Coach, England

Fun technique drills for 4-5 year-olds?

I could use some relatively easy technique drills that are fun to keep the kids I train interested. They have played for 4 months (beginners) and are aged 4-5. If you know some fun drills involving forehand and backhand I would very much appreciate if you'd answer this question! Thanks in advance!

Mari Milos Coach, Sweden

What is the best way to share playing vocab at this site...

...where it will list and describe playing terminology such as shave, tackle-back, steal, forehand.

Ejaz Syed Coach, United States of America

Drills for hitting short to one side and deep to the other side.

I am interested in finding some drills that will teach hitting short to one side of the court, followed by a long deep shot to the other side.

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How to correct the bad habit of under-slicing a forehand strokes?

Hi Many times you find new beginners, especially kids, tend to do the easier way of forehand shots by under-spinning/slicing the balls to get over the nets. I've tried a few ways but it's not to easy to change a habit. Please help. Thanks a lot. KT.

KT Teo Coach, Singapore

Are there coaching plans for children's tennis?

Are there any drills or lesson plans for coaching children's tennis?

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Beginning with coaching

I would like to know if there is a package where I can start with my players completely from the beginning. New starters, never played tennis before. I'm also new in coaching tennis, therefore need to learn how to set out a tennis session and how much to do in one session. How to structure the sessions to incorporate all the shots: forehand, backhand, serve, volley etc over how long a time. And also need to know how long a tennis session must be for beginners. How big the group can be to be most effective?

Chrissie Burger Coach, South Africa

when is good to start teaching a forehand?

when is good to start teaching a forehand?

Anusha Coach, England

What is the most efficient way to plan a training

I know some coaches use ; Monday - Serve Tuesday - Return Wednesday - Forehand Thursday - Backhand Some are using wave planning and some use 3 days Serve 3 days Return 3 days Forehand My Question is what is the most efficient way to plan a training

Berk Coach, Turkey
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