Groundstrokes


The groundstrokes provide the foundation for the game and every coach should strive to help their students 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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Hitting an Offensive Lob

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By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo The most important aspect to hit an effective offensive lob is disguise. Ideally you need to be in an offensive position, fake a passi...

Blind Game

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By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo The singles player plays one ball to the net player and one to either side of him. The net player hits a controlled volley back to the...

Keep your Eyes at Contact

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An effective way to help you track the ball better is making sure that your head stays still until after you made contact with the ball. This exercise will help you understand this concept better. This post is only available t...

Blind Game

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Two player on the baseline and one at the net line up.  The player without partner hits one groundstroke left of the net player, one at the net player and one right of the net player. This post is only available to members.
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Keep the Head Still!

By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo 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...

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