The job of the player is to try to allign the strings to the incoming ball placing the racquet head on the path of the ball.
The coach serves into a player’s body, who returns down the line at another player standing at the net. The point is played out.
Watching the ball to contact is essential when returning serve and the most critical period is from the bounce to contact.
In this exercise the player will serve from different distances to the net trying to hit the serve into the service box every time.
In this exercise the emphasis is on the split step. The player starts on a platform and jumps down to return.
Serve to the backhand on the deuce court. The returner approaches the net down the line.The point is played out.
The player will alternate throwing a tennis ball as far as possible, with fast explosive serves. The idea is to work on accelerating the arm and then transferring this motion to the serve.
Players play with a coach on one service box alternating one half volley and one volley.
A good volley requires stepping towards the ball at the right moment. In this drill we can see the girls working not only on their footwork but also on their contact point and ball control. The girls bump the ball up, and then hit it over before it bounces using a “control shot.”
Players play on half the singles court down the line. The rally starts with a deep feed from the coach to one of the players into the playing area. The player hits the first shot crosscourt back to the coach. The coach volleys short into the playing area. The player hits the next shot down the line to his opponent …