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May 7, 2024
You are lobbed - How to handle a lob in tennis

When you are lobbed in tennis, it can create a difficult situation to deal with. Here are some options you can consider to better manage this challenge: Option #1: Leave the ball aside Let the ball come to you as you step back. You will thus have the possibility of hitting a forehand or a […]

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May 6, 2024
Exercise – Learn to lob in real playing conditions

Hi friends ! Today, we are going to do an exercise to practice making lobs in real playing conditions. Execution of the exercise: Players start at the back of the court and exchange groundstrokes back and forth. When a shorter ball is played, one of the players advances towards the net to hit a volley, […]

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May 1, 2024
Smash Drill - Perform a forward smash and a backward smash

Hello friends, here is an exercise to improve smash skills in different situations. Execution of the exercise: Two cones are placed on the court, a blue cone is positioned behind the player, and a green cone placed closer to the net, in front of the player. The player initially positions himself near the green block. […]

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April 22, 2024
Practice volleys – high forehand and backhand volleys

Hi friends ! Here's a super nice exercise that we do regularly with my tennis partner. We both place ourselves in the service area. We volley balls back and forth, but not just anyhow, we send them high into the air at shoulder height We alternate between forehands and backhands. It's really cool because we […]

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March 20, 2024
Tennis exercise: Hit and Back on the wall

Hi all ! The “hit and back” wall tennis exercise is effective in improving stroke movement, precision and responsiveness. Execution of the exercise: Hit the ball with a forehand or backhand, so that it bounces on the ground before bouncing on the wall so that the ball gains height and goes over your head. Afterwards, […]

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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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February 28, 2024
Physical Exercise - Legs and reflexes

Hi friends To improve your speed of execution, work a little on your footwork and reflexes, this little exercise is not bad at all. Progress of the exercise: The player (without his racket) starts from the service T, rushes forward and simulates a forehand strike. The player rushes to the backhand side to simulate a […]

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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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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 15, 2024
Coordination: The visual - the Movement and the reverse

Hi friends It's a little exercise that allows us to work on coordination and backhanding a little.   Description and purpose of the exercise: The coach announces the color of the cone that the player must go around before hitting the next ball with a backhand.   Download this sheet in PDF format

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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 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
Intercept the ball on the volley

Hi friends Going up on the volley is a big fun, you still have to intercept the ball ah yes often when you go up on the volley you take a risk of exposing yourself to the death passing that kills... We must therefore be explosively reactive, live like lightning when we go up on […]

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January 9, 2024
Backhand intensity - forehand with the ball machine

Hi friends With a ball machine that simply shoots balls straight, there is an excellent exercise to do to gain regularity, to improve your placement to gain liveliness/reactivity It is very simple.   You place the ball machine in the center of the field at the level of the serving tea She sends a ball […]

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January 7, 2024
High cadence on the backhand

Hi friends Tennis exercise: hit a ball on the backhand at a high rate, much higher than a simple rally. Why go faster than a normal exchange? because if we do well at high cadence, we will also do very well at lower cadence. Because it will help our body memorize gestures Because it's a […]

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January 7, 2024
The winning return of service

Hi guys You knew that André Agassi has already made a winning return on a serve at 235 km per hour... that's a dream, isn't it? Watch this André Agassi video, it’s just huge!   Imagine the weapon it represents: A good server has an advantage in his service game because he is the one […]

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January 5, 2024
Tennis game - from singles to doubles

Hi Here is a very fun game which allows you to stimulate your reactivity and sense of play a little. From time to time at the end of the session we play this game called singles doubles and we have a good laugh. Description and purpose of the exercise: We are 4 players, it's a […]

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January 3, 2024
Tennis exercise: The game of tic-tac-toe tennis

Hi A fun and nice little game to use as an example during group lessons: the game of tic-tac-toe tennis   Description and purpose of the exercise: The goal is to line up 3 jerseys like tic-tac-toe. Each team plays in relays, the first to succeed wins. This exercise works on speed and reflection/ Organization […]

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November 23, 2023
Tennis drill : Cross-course backhand exercise

The goal of this drill is to practice short cross backhand returns and target areas. We place the ball machine so that it sends us a ball on the very crossed backhand (we thus simulate a short crossed shot) The turner is placed a little to the left of the service T 1) the machine […]

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November 20, 2023
Tennis drill : Be responsive/fast to return a service

  To practice returning a serve and especially to practice being reactive, sometimes I do this exercise. Server steps into the court and serves almost at the service line and I have to return the ball. This has the effect of having a very fast service ball coming at me. I have to be very […]

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