In this exercise beginners can rally using control shots to set the ball in a position where they can control it better to hit it over the net. The idea of the exercise is to stop the ball on one side, control it with one or more control shots and then hit it over with the opposite side. That is, …
Two players face each other. One is on the service line, the other on the base line. One player will roll the ball cross court every time the other down the line. The players play on half court. The players should try to stop the incoming ball before rolling it back.
Players practice tossing the ball up and hitting it over before the ball bounces. It is important to explain to the players where and how they have to toss the bal (low and in front)l and to use a short backswing.
Players practice tossing a ball up, letting it bounce and hitting it over aiming at targets. Players use different types of balls to learn to adjust. Make sure the players are tossing the ball in front of their bodies.
Players rally in the service box trying to keep the ball in play. The idea is to use very short swings and contact the ball in front of the body. The players should aim high over the net and aim at the middle of the square.
The coach feeds the ball underhanded. The players stand at the service line and hit it back to the coach so the he/she can catch it. The idea is to work on a simple stroke with control. The coach should make sure the players are hitting the ball at the ideal contact point.
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