Bounce and hit groundstrokes

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DESCRIPTION

This is a great activity for warming up before the lesson.

1. Players form 2 lines at the baseline with the basket in between as shown in the diagram.

2. Players go and grab a ball from the basket, jog to the service line and do a “ bounce hit” forehand or a backhand if in the left side.

3. They exit quickly and run through the ladder as indicated by the coach before returning to the opposite line.

4. Beginners can hit forehand off both sides.

COACHING POINTS

1. Ball control.

2. Side to target.

3. Footwork 

4. Coordination 

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