- Agility and Speed
- Agility Ladder
- Approach Shot Tactic
- Backhand Volley
- Basket Drill
- Collaboration drill
- Complex Training
- Coordination and Balance
- Fascia Training
- Green Ball Stage
- Kids on Court
- Learning from the Best
- Mini Tennis
- Mini Tips
- Mobility and Flexibility
- Mobility and Flexibity
- Net Game
- Net Game Tactic
- Orange Ball Stage
- Passing Tactic
- Preparing the Body
- Rallying Tactic
- Red Ball Stage
- Return Tactic
- Rhythm and Timing
- Serve Tactic
- Swing Path Animation
- Tactical Drill
- Tactical Observations
- Tennis over 50
- Tennis Professionals
- Topspin Volleys
- Wall Drill
Good old juggling is of course a coordination task at a high level. Assuming that the coach can also show how it works 🙂 this of course belongs in the repertoire of every ball athlete. To get access to the videos and premium...
Alternating volleys and overheads is quite a normal combination in the warm up. However, when you ask the players to try to hit a low topspin shot after the overhead, it becomes more of a "return" type of shot. And that is exactly what w...
Alternating a volley and a groundstroke in the service boxes sound easy - and it probably is, especially when playing with a coach. But it is much harder when your partner has to play the role of the coach. It is very important to work o...
Players play mini tennis in the service boxes. They have to hit the ball with slice and are not allowed to hit the ball hard. In addition, each player starts with a ball in the non-dominant hand. After each hit each player will either pl...
The game is played in the two cross-court service boxes. Here is how to play: One player serves underhand from the service line. The other player is positioned at the service line. The server approaches the net immediately, and from this...
Players play a game crosscourt in the service boxes. Players can only use backhand slice. This drill can be used as a warm up or to develop the technique and feel for the backhand slice. Scoring Play to 8 serving underhand (7-7 the next...
Players play a game crosscourt in the service boxes. Players can only use topspin backhands, and they can hit the ball as hard as they want to as long as it lands in the service box. This drill can be used as a warm up or to develop the...
Players play a game crosscourt in the service boxes. Players can only use topspin forehands, and they can hit the ball as hard as they want to as long as the ball lands in the service box. To get access to the videos and premi...
This game is played in the entire forecourt (incl. tramlines) by four players. It is a combination of volleyball tennis and slice with touch. The aim is to force the doubles pairs so far apart that a gap is left for a winner in the middl...
Players play a game hitting drop shots in the alley. The players have to try to hit the ball over the net as close as possible to the net, always landing in the alley. The players have to run and touch the middle service line after each ...
The game is played within the two service boxes (not including the tramlines). One player brings the ball into play by hitting a shot that bounces on his or her own side first before crossing the net. To get access to the vid...
Changing direction is a key issue for tennis players. This exercise focuses on moving forwards and backwards to hit. Here, both players have specific tasks to complete in the forecourt. One moves forward, alternating between a volley and...
First of all, players start hitting from the baseline. The four players pair up and hit down the line, keeping the ball alive (comfortable tempo with plenty of net clearance). Players should pay attention to their footwork and aim to hit...
Changing from offensive to defensive strokes, in other words, consciously altering the spin and tempo and executing a change of pace, is a key ability that good players must possess. Warm up strokes in one half of the court are ideal for...
Here, the focus is on warming up strokes with one player hitting groundstrokes and one hitting volleys. However, there is a small, yet vital change. The baseline player should stand slightly within the baseline. In general, a volleyer te...
Here, we take a slightly more progressive approach to warming up with the overhead. The players at the baseline should mix low and high shots, allowing the net players to hit a mixture of overheads and volleys – often alternating if po...
The most important thing is that the players return the serve, irrespectively of whether it lands in or not. The next step involves the players executing the following simple and highly effective task. Each player has to hit two shots. T...
Four players on the court, two at the net, two on the baseline. The coach feeds the first shot. All four players play with one ball. After two ball contacts, the players have to switch position. The active player always moves to the fron...
Four players on court One player at the centre of the baseline One player in the middle of the forecourt Two players in a waiting position at the back of the court The coach feeds the first shot. To get access to the videos an...
Players play from the baseline trying to keep the ball in play. One player hits only down the line and the other player only crosscourt. Players should change roles after a few minutes. The objective of the drill is to practice technique...
One player is at the baseline and one at the net. The baseline player moves the net player up and back by mixing lobs with short balls. The net player is not allowed to let the ball bounce. Both players try to keep the ball in play for a...
Rafa warms up before his match at the Mutua Madrid Open. After some band work to warm up the shoulders he steps on the court and hits forehands and backhands while his coach Toni feeds. The bottom line is that drills do not need to b...