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One of the most common mistakes when learning to play tennis is learning the basic groundstroke technique from the start, which means that the player is being taught to make a full turn and execute a full swing at the ball.
You may be feeling nervous, your stomach might be jittery and your muscles tensed. All of these emotions and feelings can easily become out of control and take over during a tennis match if they are not properly maintained.
Every resistance exercise program must contain exercises that address the demands inherent in the sport or activity the athlete performs.
Having both players positioned at the net is one of the best tennis double strategies to win a point because the net is well covered.
Some of the drills are of the more general nature, like serving drills, which apply to all serving situations.
When the tossing arm doesn’t end up in a vertical position at the end of the loading phase, it means that the body is not at the right angle to accelerate the racquet upward.
Have your players start by standing diagonally across the net from each other, behind their right service box. Designate one player as the cross-court player and the other as the down-the-line player.
If your partner is serving, your role is defense. Your partner’s good serve will be useless if you cannot return the ball (after your opponents’ return serve) to your advantage.
The double-handed backhand grip is used often as it provides both stability and control. It is also easier to learn, which is why most beginners start learning backhands with two hands.
The goal of this tennis serve drill is to be able to toss the ball in a similar way regardless of where you want to hit your serve or regardless of the type of spin (topspin, flat, slice).
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