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Tennis Good court positioning Rally Drills -Learning correct positions enhances court coverage and enables the player to respond to the most likely shot placements by the opponent. -Place 4 markers in a diamond shape around the centre of the baseline. Start by the coach telling the player to move to a correct marker
If you are a beginner in tennis and want to improve your court positions and footwork, then an isolation drill is what you need to work on. In this drill, the player plays with the pro or coach on the court. This a kind of competition, between a pro and a beginner in the practice court.
For this next drill, you’ll need to position your player at one end of the court at the center of the service line, where the center service line and service line connect. Have your player position themselves for either a forehand or a backhand. You should stand slightly in front and 4-6 feet to the side of the player with a basket of balls.
You’ll need two people for this drill and a tennis ball. Optimally, you’ll want to do it on a tennis court when you have court time. But this drill can be done anywhere you have about 15-20 feet of space to move. Keep in mind the exercises require catching the ball on one bounce unless stated otherwise.
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This is a Level 2, Forehand Crosscourt Control drill with both players at the baseline. This is a cooperative live ball drill that focuses on developing consistency, placement, depth, spin and angle during a crosscourt rally. Level 2 players can strive to make sets or 20 repetitions in a row. 00:13 Recovery Position.
The feeder must have a hopper with 20-30 balls to feed continuously. Before you start this drill, mark three zones on the baseline of the feeder’s courtside, each zone 12 feet apart. You can use cones to mark the zones. Before feeding, the feeder must say loudly “zone 1“, “zone 2”, or “zone 3” to set a target for you.
3 Tennis Drills to Hit a Better Forehand. On the court, a solid forehand can help players set up the point in a way that will put them in positiion to dictate play. Just as a powerful serve can start the point on offense, so can a perfectly-executed forehand put a player in position to determine the placement and outcome of each shot on their terms.