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.
Serve to the backhand on the deuce court. The returner approaches the net down the line.The point is played out.
Players play with a coach on one service box alternating one half volley and one volley.
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 …
Players play on half the doubles court crosscourt. The server only has one serve. The returner has to approach the net at every return. The returner should start moving forward as the server tosses.
The goal is now to alternate forehands and backhands and keep the ball in the alley. Players may have to run around a stroke in order to achieve this.
Players rally from the baseline. They have to hit the ball to each other slowly, with control. In addition, each player starts with a ball in the non-dominant hand. After each hit the player will either place the ball on the ground or pick it up. The drill will force the players to remain in motion and to practice shifting …
The player hits backhands aiming at a group of cones set on the other side. After each backhand, he has to run back and give his partner a high five.
The idea of this drill is to put the server under pressure right after the serve. We often talk about the importance of the serve plus the next shot.
The players hit three shots: Groundstroke with return technique back to the coach (middle) Approach volley to the coach (middle) Winning volley away from the coach (angle) Goal of training Training an aggressive return Training offensive footwork (running through the shot and stopping with the split step) Improving volley play Frequency/Load Each player hits eight to ten sets of shots …