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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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 lob at the last second. Your goal is to hit the lob just above the opponent’s...

Blind Game

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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 baseline player. The player behind the net player plays a neutral shot back, careful not to hit the ne...

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 to members. P...

Slice Approach Shot

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Each player hits three shots:  A backhand cross court, a forehand down the line and a slice approach backhand down the line.This post is only available to members. Please register or log in.

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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. Please regist...

Keep the Head Still!

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 will explore the importance of the head when hitting your groundstrokes.This pos...

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