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The tennis exercise bank is a database of several hundred tennis exercises classified by category.
Very useful if you are a trainer to offer new exercises to your students and vary your training sessions.
We add new exercises very regularly (daily).

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May 19, 2024
Tennis exercises and tactics - Outside service followed by a long line forehand

Hi guys This is a very interesting tactical exercise. it consists of making an outside service to take the player out of the course; generally the player will return cross on our forehand and we will have the opportunity to attack this returned ball... we will take it early enough to play it long line. […]

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May 10, 2024
Exercise in address, precision and spatio-temporal control of the forehand

Hi, Today, I worked on my precision and my space-time control on the forehand with a pretty cool exercise. The exercise is simple, but you need a partner. The idea is to exchange tight forehands while aiming for the gray part of the illustration. It may seem easy, but you really have to pay attention […]

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May 10, 2024
Tennis Exercise: I perfect my forehand and my Smash

Hello everyone ! Today I had an intense training session with my coach and my partner. The goal was to perfect my forehand and my smash. Here's how it went: My coach, A, threw a series of lob balls to my partner, B. My partner B had to smash these balls with all his power. […]

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May 10, 2024
Exercise for speed, precision coordination and control of the forehand

Hi ! Today I had a really cool workout with my trainer. We worked on my speed, my coordination and the control of my forehand. Here's how it went: My coach threw a series of balls at me. My challenge? Return the ball only to the gray area of ​​the field. After each exchange, I […]

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May 9, 2024
Tennis exercise – forehand lifted lob

Hi friends ! Landing a forehand topspin in tennis can be a decisive move to gain an advantage over your opponent. Execution of the exercise: Player A stands near the baseline, while his partner is at the net. The net partner sends easy volleys so that Player A can practice lobs. At the moment of […]

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March 20, 2024
Tennis Exercise: Ping-pong: take the ball early

An exercise to help catch the ball early Execution of the exercise: Hit the ball against the wall with a low and fast trajectory so that the ball bounces on the ground before being sent back through the wall. Return the ball as soon as it comes back to you with a powerful blow. This […]

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March 13, 2024
Tennis Exercise: Forehand / Backhand to the wall

Hi The alternating forehand/backhand exercise on the wall in tennis is a common practice to improve the technique, precision and coordination of forehands and backhands. Execution of the exercise: Position yourself so that you face the wall, maintaining an appropriate distance to hit the ball comfortably. Start by hitting a forehand, sending the ball toward […]

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February 15, 2024
One takes the ball early, the other plays regularity

Hi friends In this little exercise I suggest you work with a partner on a diagram which will allow one of the two players to gain regularity and the other player to practice taking the ball early.     Organization of the exercise: An elastic band was installed approximately 80 cm above the net. Player […]

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February 9, 2024
Collective tennis exercise - We hit and we switch

Hi friends ! Here is an exercise for a group lesson for 8 players which requires players to apply a certain amount of application in making strikes   Organization of the exercise: The first 4 players play diagonally forehand in groups of 2: Each player hits a ball as a partner diagonally and leaves room […]

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February 8, 2024
Step back and position yourself to hit the balls

Hi friends Often in a match we turn around advanced in the field and our opponent manages to hit a long shot... we then have to move back to position ourselves and hit the ball. Here is an exercise to practice this type of situation:   Description of the exercise: After smashing player B's lob […]

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February 5, 2024
Collective: Forehand then attack with your backhand

Hi friends Here is an exercise for group court which allows the player to practice hitting 2 balls successively.   Organization of the exercise: The coach with the ball basket provides a ball to the player's forehand The player returns this first ball long line The coach provides a 2nd ball of your choice; Either […]

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February 3, 2024
Collective forehand shift training

Hi friends. If you don't know, forehand offset is when you receive a ball on your backhand and shift to hit it with your forehand. Often we are more comfortable with the forehand than the backhand and when a ball gives us time to shift we like to turn around it to position ourselves for […]

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January 30, 2024
Forehand attack, then short backhand cross volley

Hi friends In this exercise, you will work on offensive play. The idea is to put yourself in the situation where you get a short ball favorable to an attack, you attack and you follow your ball on volley... Organization of the exercise Player B / coach engages the ball on player A's forehand. (A […]

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January 28, 2024
Collective lesson exercise – Alternating forehand and backhand

Hi friends In this exercise intended for a group lesson with at least 4 players, each player will be able to alternate a forehand then a backhand.   Organization of the exercise: The four players are divided into two groups, one lines up on the forehand, the other lines up on the backhand 1) The […]

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January 27, 2024
Collective: Backhand? or Forehand?

Hi friends A little exercise that can be worked on in a group class to work on reactivity as well as the backhand and forehand.     The coach, with the ball basket, sends a first ball either on the backhand, or on the forehand, a tight or bell ball... The player must be reactive […]

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January 26, 2024
Collective lesson exercise - Long line forehand and backhand

Hi friends Today, I am offering you an exercise that can be practiced with 2 to 6 (or even 8 players) as part of a group lesson. The exercise allows for variation on the forehand and backhand.   Organization of the exercise: The players are divided into 2 groups: Group 1 on the forehand Group […]

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January 24, 2024
Attack construction: passing and defense

Hi friends Here is a fairly complete exercise, you present the particularity of this 3 game. It will allow a player to work on building the point of attack on the forehand It will allow a player to work on passing on the backhand It will allow a third player to work on defense   […]

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January 23, 2024
Long line attack - Backhand passing - volley

Hi friends Here is a very dynamic exercise which is played by 2 and which works the attack ball, the backhand passing and the volley   1) Player B engages the ball on A's forehand with a ball rather favorable to the attack. (Relatively short and not too powerful) 2) Player A enters the ball […]

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January 21, 2024
Tennis game: Backhand and cross forehand

Hi friends : The aim of this exercise is to practice forehands and crosshand backhands and gain consistency.   Organization of the exercise: 15 point game Players C and A exchange forehands on the court targeting zone 1 (Blue). Players D and B exchange backhands on the court targeting zone 2 (green) at the same […]

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January 17, 2024
Alternating Smash and Forehands

Hi friends Here is a nice and atypical exercise, which will make us smash from the back of the course, I have service squares and also make us hit forehands. Description and purpose of the exercise: After smashing player B's lob from position P1, player A steps back diagonally and connects two forehands to positions […]

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January 17, 2024
Attack on the forehand side then on the backhand side, targeting long line

Hi friends Here is an interesting exercise to repeat attack sequences on the forehand and backhand sides. We place a plot Our coach sends us a favorable ball that we will attack on the forehand side aiming for a long line Then we will go around the plot Then our coach sends us a favorable […]

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January 16, 2024
Return long line on a short ball

Hi friends Here is a little exercise at the basket to train us to return long line short balls that arrive on our forehand or on our backhand   Progress of the exercise: It's quite simple: - The basket coach sends us a short and favorable ball on the forehand side, we attack by trying […]

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January 16, 2024
Attack on the forehand side then on the backhand side diagonally

Hi friends Here is an interesting exercise to repeat attack sequences on the forehand and backhand sides. We place a plot Our coach sends us a favorable ball that we will attack on the forehand side diagonally Then we will go around the plot Then our coach sends us a favorable ball on the backhand […]

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January 16, 2024
Attack on the forehand side then on the backhand side diagonally

Hi friends Here is an interesting exercise to repeat attack sequences on the forehand and backhand sides. We place a plot Our coach sends us a favorable ball that we will attack on the forehand side diagonally Then we will go around the plot Then our coach sends us a favorable ball on the backhand […]

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January 16, 2024
Ball machine - Forehand and turns around the plot

Hi friends Here is a new exercise with the ball machine to work the forehand a little differently. The ball machine is great, but there is a small flaw, which is that we know where the ball is going to go so we tend not to move and just wait for the ball where it […]

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January 16, 2024
Find length and vary the Forehand & Backhand zones

Hi friends Here is an exercise, basic but very good for the two players who practice it because it will allow you to work on targeting areas in the backhand but also on movement, regularity and precision. Description and purpose of the exercise: Player A must alternate forehand and backhand and target player B Player […]

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January 15, 2024
2 forehands & 2 backhands

Hi friends Working on consistency on the forehand and backhand is the key to many match victories... Let it be said in the 4th series and even in the 3rd series if you are consistent and you hold your rally well you will win matches.   Here is an exercise to train you to gain […]

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January 12, 2024
Tennis exercises: the X

Hi friends No, this exercise is not olé olé... It was a complete exercise which will allow us to hit with the backhand of the forehand, in defense and in attack, it is an exercise which will also make us move: it is tough   Description and purpose of the exercise: The player starts from […]

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January 12, 2024
Forehand exercise moving forward into the court and moving laterally

Description and purpose of the exercise: Alternation : Player A must touch the blue cone before returning it with a forehand that the coach sends. Player A must touch the red cone before returning it with a forehand that the coach sends.   Download this sheet in PDF format  

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January 11, 2024
Ball machine: Attack with a forehand on a favorable ball

Hi friends With a ball machine you can practice repeating the same shot over and over again. And one of the first shots on which we often want to work is the attacking forehand. The opponent gives us a very favorable ball on our forehand, we want to attack it... We are beginners we often […]

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January 11, 2024
Choose the right ball! fun

Hi friends A rather nice and fun little exercise to develop your reactivity, visual perception and explosiveness at the same time as your forehand and backhand   Progress of the exercise I am positioned on the serving tea, the coach will send 2 balls: one to my backhand, one to my forehand... except that there […]

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January 11, 2024
Rhythm scale - Forehand and backhand sequence

Hi friends Getting into the hard stuff before hitting a ball is a bit the idea of ​​this exercise... A comparison with a real situation: a rally that lasts 7 or 8 strikes we start to get out of breath and we have to hit a good shot... Here is an exercise that can put […]

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January 11, 2024
Rhythm scale and strike

Hi friends It seems that you have to suffer to be beautiful... This little exercise with the rhythm scale allows you to be beautiful 😉 He's going to put us in a situation where we're going to be tough and we're going to hit a ball with a forehand or a backhand. The first balls […]

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January 10, 2024
Tennis Drill - Backward Forehand

Hi friends With this exercise, the ball machine will make you suffer... You certainly know like me how difficult it is to hit a forehand while going backwards... You will be able to practice there with your ball machine and this little   Description and purpose of the exercise: The player must go around the […]

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January 10, 2024
Forehand accuracy: Playing in the doubles lane

Hi friends A classic exercise to gain precision in the forehand: Rally in the doubles lane playing only on the forehand. Small exercise in 20 points (10 on each side)... Very good little exercise to start a session or finish a warm-up.     Download this sheet in PDF format Credit: Image created with: Elouan […]

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January 9, 2024
Long line forehand: Speed ​​and timing

Hi ! Today I took part in a super intense tennis workout, but honestly, it was so cool! My coach throws a series of balls at me. In response, I have to return a powerful forehand down the line. To work on my legs and my speed, I have to go around the two cones […]

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January 9, 2024
Return a flat service

Hi friends The return of serve is a super important point in the game when you start to move up in ranking. Indeed the servers are getting better and better and having good service gives a great advantage... When we are in the position of the returner we can counter this advantage if we are […]

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January 9, 2024
Forehand offset

Hi friends The forehand offset is a good weapon for placing hits on your strong shot (generally the forehand) Here is an exercise that allows you to practice doing forehand shifts.   The partner or coach sends a ball (backhand side) The player shifts and performs a forehand strike (forehand shift.) Then the player returns […]

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January 9, 2024
Serve then attack

Hi friends In this exercise I suggest you practice serving, then follow with a forehand attack. We put ourselves in a situation where following a good serve we obtain a favorable ball which we will be able to attack This exercise allows you to repeat this situation.   1) First we serve a ball, 2) […]

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January 9, 2024
Crosscourt forehand training

Hi friends Succeeding in a short crosscourt forehand is still super satisfying... but to have a good success percentage you have to train and persevere. Here is an exercise for hitting series of short crosscourt forehands that is quite interesting because it also allows us to work on the depth of the court.   The […]

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January 9, 2024
Alternating forehand and backhand

Hi friends Here is a very good rhythmic exercise that will help us position ourselves well to hit forehands and backhands. This exercise will help us adjust our placement, and make us work on our legs.   My partner or coach sends balls to the center. I return the first ball with a forehand My […]

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December 21, 2023
Tennis training: Forehand and Smash

Hi, In this exercise, With a trainer (A) and a partner I work on my forehand and my smash 1) the coach in (A) sends me a ball on my forehand, 2) I return a rounded topspin ball to the forehand side corner then I will turn around the cone (at B) 3) My partner […]

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December 18, 2023
Tennis drill : Forehand precision 2

Hi To gain precision with my forehand I must be able to aim at an area from anywhere on the court. With this exercise I have to return the ball with a forehand always on the same target. The ball machine sends balls consecutively to the sectors: Backhand / center / forehand I move around […]

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December 6, 2023
Tennis drill : Forehand – Learn to Slide

Clay or synthetic turf are slippery surfaces and the game is not quite the same on this type of surface. When, for example, we receive a ball on our forehand, we run to get the ball and hit it... but if our race is identical to the one we have on a hard court we […]

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November 30, 2023
Tennis Exercise : targeting zones & passing

When you start playing tennis, you tend to put the ball back in the center, but the idea is to put your opponent in difficulty and therefore find areas that are not in the center to force him to run to position himself. and make sure it's not an easy move for him. My father […]

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November 28, 2023
Tennis Exercise : Topspin volley exercise

The topspin volley is one of my favorite shots, it's so satisfying to hit a super topspin volley... usually it's a winning shot. That said, the topspin volley is also a complicated shot, we succeeded, we have to master the movement. To practice the topspin with the ball machine, we do a relatively simple exercise. […]

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November 9, 2023
Tennis drill : Practice long line forehands

Placing the long line forehand at the right time is a formidable weapon; you can put your opponent in great difficulty. To practice making long line forehands, I set up a very easy exercise with the ball machine. Exercise 1: Hitting a long line forehand I put the low machine in place and I make […]

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November 6, 2023
Training exercice - Hit the ball early

 The goal of this exercise is to practice hitting the ball early with an “aggressive play” perspective.  Why hit the ball early? Hitting the ball early allows you to break the rhythm and suddenly speed up the rally. This surprises the opponent because the ball returns more quickly and he is forced to react more […]

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