GROUND STROKES

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The groundstrokes provide the foundation for the game and every player should develop a consistent forehand and backhand with which to attack and defend. This section is full of technical instruction and drills to help you improve this critical aspect of the game.
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July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

Crosscourt – Down the Line Plus 3

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. Two players play a 30 ball crosscourt down the line.  The coach feeds a ball in immediately after a mistake. As soon as they finish the rally, they play 3 poi...

July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

Hitting and Offensive Lob

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. The most important aspect to hit an effective offensive lob is disguise. Ideally you need to be in an offensive position, fake a passing shot and change to a l...

July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

The Shoulder Level Shot

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. The shoulder level shot is used to attack a high ball from the opponent. The idea is to hit it hard and with little topspin. Technically, the player will prepa...

July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

1 – Backhand Slice on the Run

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. Points to 11 without serve The point starts with a running slice backhand. The slice player starts in the forehand corner. After the slice, the point is played...

July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

The Off the Bounce Shot

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. Sometimes during a point you will be forced into a situation where you do not have time to back up and will have to take the ball right off the bounce. In thes...

July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

The Dipping Shot

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. The dipping shot is hit with a great deal of topspin, low over the net and short. It is used for passing shots, angles, and approach shots. In order to hit a s...

July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

Hit Through on the Slice Backhand

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. To hit a more effective slice backhand, make sure that you are hitting through the ball and not too steeply down at the ball. The best way to think about this ...

July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

Use Disguise on your Drop Shots

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. The secret to an effective drop shot is not necessarily hitting it just over the net. More importantly is driving the opponent back before hitting it. Therefor...

July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

A Common Mistake When Lobbing

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. A common mistake when lobbing is to look up too early therefore missing the sweet spot on the racquet head. A lob requires precision and a clean contact point....

July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

Use Under Spin for a Good Drop Shot

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. Under spin will keep the ball from moving through the court and is an essential ingredient of an effective drop shot. Learn how to use it!To access this post, ...

July 14, 2018Groundstrokes

Keep the Head Still!

Please accept preferences, statistics, marketing cookies to watch this video. A common mistake on groundstrokes is to pull away from the shot as you swing. This always starts with the head. If the head moves, the body moves. This clip wi...