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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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March 13, 2024
Tennis exercise: half volley on the wall

Hi ! If you want to work on your forehand/backhand half volley on your own, this is for you.   Here, player A learns to play against the tennis wall with half volleys alternating forehand and backhand. We gradually increase the power of the strikes to increase speed and difficulty. The secret to this exercise […]

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March 12, 2024
Tennis exercise: Backhand slice or lift on the wall

Hi all ! This is a simple but very effective exercise for working on your backhand lift alone.   The backhand slice/wall lift drill in tennis involves standing near a wall, hitting a ball with a backhand topspin toward the wall, and then hitting the ball again when it bounces toward you. This helps improve […]

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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 6, 2024
Group Lesson - Backhand Training with the Ball Machine

Hi friends With a ball machine that allows you to alternate between zones and targets, you can set up a very good exercise for a group lesson on the backhand. It's quite simple: The players form 2 columns to each take turns hitting a ball. We set the ball machine so that it sends at […]

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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 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 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
Simple backhand to the wall

Hi friends This exercise is more of a reminder than anything else, if you have a wall in your club and you want to improve your backhand... don't hesitate to go and hit your backhand against the wall Repeating the gesture will only do you good   A few tips : - take advantage of […]

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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 11, 2024
Simple smash with the ball machine

Hi friends The smash... What satisfaction when it happens... What filtration when you put it in the net... I have two or three pieces of advice to give you so that you can improve your Smash success percentage. First don't think about the net, think about the area you want to hit Second go with […]

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January 10, 2024
Alternating defensive backhand - offensive backhand

Hi friends You are on a backhand in defense... You return it, the opponent returns you a relatively short and favorable ball on the backhand: I get into the ball and I attack!! it's victory I win my first Grand Slam title.... (OK... lol I'm going to bed...) More seriously, here is a typical exercise […]

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January 10, 2024
Hold the diagonal in backhand

Hi friends Very simple but effective classic exercises: hold the diagonal in reverse. With a partner we simply exchange on the backhand, diagonally... make as many exchanges as possible in partner mode of course (we are not trying to score the point but rather to hold the exchange)   It's a difficult exercise when you […]

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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
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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January 9, 2024
Alternating forehand and backhand

Hi friends Here is a very good rhythmic exercise which will help us to position ourselves well to hit forehands and backhands. This exercise will notably help us to 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 […]

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January 9, 2024
Forehand: moving forward in the court

Hi friends I don't know if this happens to you often, but for a while I had trouble anticipating balls that were shorter than the others and as a result I had trouble moving forward in the field to get the ball. This exercise will help us move forward to hit a forehand.   1) […]

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January 3, 2024
Regularity tennis exercise 1.2.3.4 and go

Hi Here is a very simple little exercise that I often do with my brother and which has helped me gain consistency. Description and purpose of the exercise: We will play a point without service and hold 4 strikes as a partner before starting to be aggressive. The objective of this exercise is to train […]

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December 20, 2023
Tennis training: hold the diagonal on the forehand

Hi Holding the diagonal is a classic exercise in tennis and it is a situation that we often encounter. The exercise is very simple. With a partner We play diagonally with the forehand and we must hold the rally as long as possible, seeking length as much as possible.   In a match, this is […]

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December 19, 2023
Tennis exercise - Precision in the backhand

Hi On the backhand (as on the shot) I must know how to place the ball where I want and whatever my position on the court. With this exercise in ball machine mode I train to target an area. The machine distributes the balls to the left, then to the center then to the right […]

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November 27, 2023
Tennis Exercise to test your regularity

Situation : With Florian (my trainer from the Sommières Tennis Club) we did a pair of sessions where in the rallies I quickly made a mistake (after 3 or 4 strikes)... It also happens to me in a tennis match. make direct errors (unprovoked fault), waste.... in short on balls which a priori do not […]

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November 24, 2023
Tennis Game - Find the length

With this little game, I practice finding length in my shots. Finding length is essential to keep your opponent at the back of the course, to prevent him from attacking. Finding length is essential to put your opponent in difficulty and obtain a favorable ball that you can attack. The exercise therefore consists of starting […]

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November 24, 2023
Tennis game : The first at 7 have to score 2x to get a point

Tiebreak situation: The first to 7 points but you have to score 2x in a row to get a point! With this little game we put ourselves in condition to score 2 points in a row. This reproduces the situation the game in which we are in: tie in a game: you must score 2 […]

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November 22, 2023
Tennis drill : Warming up with the ball machine

To warm up when doing a session with the ball machine, very often I do a first set of around 120 balls in "basic line" mode. The machine sends: A ball on my forehand A ball in the center A bullet on my back A ball in the center   At an average frequency. I […]

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November 4, 2023
EN - Practice handing a backhand that arrives long line

The aim of this exercise is to simulate the situation in which the player after playing a long cross forehand must return a long line backhand that his opponent has made to him. It is a difficult situation which corresponds to a classic strategy of opponents: Play on the backhand (Generaly the weak point) 1 […]

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