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May 7, 2024
Exercise: The Smash – Working on movement and positioning solo

Hi friends ! Today I'm going to show you a smash exercise that you can do on your own. Execution of the exercise: Player A positions himself in the service square. Then he hits the ball up and back. Quickly, he steps back with small steps to place himself under the ball and be ready […]

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May 6, 2024
Exercise – Lob versus smash

Hi friends ! Today, we're going to do an exercise to practice doing lobs and smashes at the same time. Execution of the exercise: Player A stands near the baseline, while his partner is at the net. The idea is that the player at the baseline attempts to lob over the player at the net. […]

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May 6, 2024
Smash drill – Work on placement and timing

Hello everyone ! This drill is designed to perfect your smash with an emphasis on placement and timing. Execution of the exercise: Drop the ball to the ground. Hit the ball firmly toward the ground so that it rises in an arc. Anticipate the ball's bounce and move towards its location. Then try to catch […]

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May 6, 2024
Smash exercise – learn the Pancake smash

Hi friends ! In this exercise, we learn to hit the ball with the edge of the racket to perform a particular smash called "pancake smash". Imagine that you crush a pancake with a pan, that's a bit like it! We try to direct the ball downward with force and precision. The objective is to […]

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May 2, 2024
Smash drill – Work on precision and solo placement

Hi friends ! This exercise aims to improve your smash by working on both precision and power. Execution of the exercise: Place cones as targets on the other side of the field. Position yourself in the center, at the T, and drop the ball to the ground. Hit the ball hard towards the ground so […]

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May 2, 2024
Smash exercise - working on moving backwards

Hi friends ! In this smash drill, the player positions himself in front of the net and the coach stands on the other side of the court. The player taps the net with his racket to signal the coach to send a lob ball. The player must step back quickly to reposition himself and smash […]

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May 2, 2024
Smash drill - perfect your smash and its precision

Hi friends ! To improve the precision of your smash, it is useful to practice sending several consecutive smashes towards the center of the opponent's court. This practice will allow you to repeat the gesture several times. This repetition promotes a positive experience that builds confidence in you. Moreover, by concentrating your smashes towards the […]

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May 1, 2024
Smash exercise - Simulate a smash to master the right movements

Hello friends, today we are going to see an exercise to simulate the situation where a player must step back to perform a smash in tennis. Execution of the exercise: Player A positions himself near the plot. The coach or partner throws the ball in the air as if it were a lob, this simulating […]

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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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May 1, 2024
Line exercise - 3 volleys and 1 smash while moving forward

Hi friends, today we are going to look at an exercise that is often used to improve volleying and smashing skills in tennis. Execution of the exercise: Player A positions himself on the central service line of the service zone ready to receive the balls. The coach or partner sends three successive balls to the […]

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April 30, 2024
Smash Drill - Improve positioning and responsiveness to execute the smash with precision

Hi friends ! In this tennis smash drill, player A positions himself on the central service line of the service zone, while three cones of different colors are arranged near the net. On the other side of the court, the coach calls out a cone color. The player must then move quickly towards the announced […]

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April 30, 2024
Smash drill - one volley, one smash

Hi In this exercise, the coach sends a first ball to the player, who must hit it on the fly. Then the coach sends a second, higher ball, which the player must return with a smash. Before each smash, the player must touch the net with his racket, then step back quickly to reposition yourself […]

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April 30, 2024
Smash drill - Alternate backhand smash and low volley

Hi friends. Today we are going to see an exercise to work on both the smash and the low volley. Execution of the exercise: The player positions himself near the net. The coach or partner sends a ball for the backhand smash. The player executes a backhand smash with power and precision. Right after, a […]

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April 29, 2024
Smash exercise - work muscle memory

Hi friends ! In this exercise, we will work on muscle memory for the smash. Using the ball in a sock is beneficial for working on muscle memory for the tennis smash. You put a tennis ball in a sock, and hold the end of the sock. Afterwards, we turn the sock with the ball […]

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April 28, 2024
Smash exercise - learn to position yourself

Hi friends ! In this exercise, we will learn how to position ourselves well to achieve a good smash. Execution of the exercise: To do this, the coach and player A stand on each side of the court. The coach sends a high, slightly lofted ball to player A. Player A must reposition himself, the […]

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March 14, 2024
Tennis Exercise: Smash and lifted volley at the wall

Hi ! Today, we are going to see together the exercise on the wall where we alternate between smash and topspin volley. It is an exercise that is used to work on both the power of the smash and the precision of the topspin volley in tennis. Execution of the exercise:   Hit the ball […]

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