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Teach your kids how to serve, smash, and volley like the pros with these tennis drills and practice tips.

Tennis Agility Drills and Speed Exercises

By Optimum Tennis 12/20/2018, 12:00pm CST

When your foot lands on the ground, create an explosive but gentle power but never bang it on the ground.

Five Quick Tips for Learning How to Rally in Tennis

By CoachUp Nation 08/21/2018, 12:00pm CDT

We want to remember that tennis is sending and receiving. We also want to modify the game so you can develop a particular skill. 

Tennis Drills for Beginners

By Optimum Tennis 07/26/2018, 12:00pm CDT

As the student learns to play better tennis, the amount of successful crosscourt shots without missing should increase. The crosscourt shot is the main shot all good tennis players have in their arsenal.

Tennis Workout and Training Programs

By Mark Kovacs, Optimum Tennis 05/30/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Every resistance exercise program must contain exercises that address the demands inherent in the sport or activity the athlete performs. 

Tennis Doubles Drills

By Optimum Tennis 05/25/2018, 12:00pm CDT

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.

Tennis Drills: How to Practice Mental Training on Court

By Tennis Mind Game 05/10/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Some of the drills are of the more general nature, like serving drills, which apply to all serving situations.

Serve Toss Tennis Drill For Accurate Ball Placement

By FeelTennis 05/07/2018, 12:00pm CDT

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.

High School Tennis Drills

By Michele Howard, LiveStrong 05/02/2018, 12:00pm CDT

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. 

Tennis Doubles Strategy

By Optimum Tennis 05/01/2018, 12:00pm CDT

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.

Serving Drills to Improve Your Tennis Game

By Optimum Tennis 04/24/2018, 12:00pm CDT

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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