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What is the best way to teach the backhand volley to?

What is the best way to teach the backhand volley to mini reds age 5-7 years? Do you encourage seperation of nondominant hand on contact 'fly'?

Karen Atkinson Coach, England

How do I give my player the winning instinct?

To Marieke Das (who answered my previous question)%3A The 16-year old male loves tennis, and loves winning. It's just that he cannot carry his good game from practice to match. His shots become shorter, and with less pace. Even his net game suffers. I fear he is afraid to fail. What should I try?

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How to get confidence on the short ball?

How to get confidence in putting the ball away on a short ball??? The girl I teach puts the ball excellent away in practices but in matches she loses her confidence and the on the short ball she just rally it back to her opponent. What can I do?????

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What is my fault? Difficulty coaching some of the older players - advice?

Helo, my name is Fernando, I am a Spanish tennis teacher who started teaching six months ago. I am working in a public sportcenter and I am having some problems with adults. When I started I realiced that the students were used to playing tennis without any control. Young students told me that the other teacher only used to leave them play - he rarely explained them how to hit the ball. Consequently the do enjoy my clases and they are learning a lot and impoving their level of tennis. So far so good, but the problem is that with the adults I have the impression that they don´t like my clases. In fact some of them left the group at the begining. I try to mix different kinds of drills during the class and I usually finish it with a game like for example 21, winner........ But it seems that they don´t enjoy it. During the exercises most of them don´t try to do what I tell them. As a result, they don´t have a good level of tennis. But as far as I know, the other teacher was a tennis player who uses to play against them during the clases. As this is my first time teaching tennis, I don´t fell confidence and that is the reason whay I do´t like to play against them. Appart from that I think that this is not my role as a teacher. So I would like you to tell me how to deal with that situation. I don´t care if they leave me because this is not going to affect my job, but i wouldn´t like them to leave just because I like tennis and I like teaching tennis. Thank you very much for your help. I am sorry for my English. Best wishes!!!!

Fernando Coach, Spain

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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How to beat a heavy top spin player?

can anyone suggest a tennis tactics on defeating a player who uses looping topspin?this type of player loves to rally, uses high bouncing topspin, and loves long rallies . however his opponent hates long rallies and ends up losing the point. any suggestions ?

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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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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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What are the costs and benefits that come with a full subscription?

How much is full subscription and what will I get for my money?

steve wightman Coach, England

Short-term ideas for Tennis coaching

was just looking to see if anyone has any short term planning/ ideas for deliveringtennis to KS1 and KS2 children-mixed ability ?

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short notes load and adoptation,

explain the terms conditioning and afficiating?

Ranjithkumar Coach, India

How can I ask a question?

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Where do I find my free gift

I was to receive gifts when purchasing the membership. I can not find ??

nadene simpson Coach, Australia

Printing Invoices

I pointed out an issue with regard to prinintng invoices a short while ago. I have overcome the issue by logging out and back in between printing out each individual invoice.Hope this helps you resolve the issue.ThanksSue

Sue Worboys Coach, England

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I'd like to cancel my subscription; can you please let me know the process?Regards,Nikki

Nikki Vass Coach, Australia


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