Teach your kids how to serve, smash, and volley like the pros with these tennis drills and practice tips.
We want to remember that tennis is sending and receiving. We also want to modify the game so you can develop a particular skill.
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.
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 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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