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After weeks of preparation, anticipation builds toward the first match of the season. Goals have been set, skills refined, team positions announced, and game plans made.
Coaching Youth Tennis-4th Edition
The backhand ground stroke is a neutral or defensive stroke used on the nonracket side of the body after the ball bounces. Players can execute the backhand ground stroke using either one hand or two.
Coaching Tennis Technical & Tactical Skills
The drop shot is a softly hit shot with backspin that falls onto the court just after clearing the net. It can be hit as an outright winner or to force an opponent to the net. This tactic is effective if the opponent is vulnerable at the net, or slow or out of condition.
Playing Tennis After 50 eBook
Use sound technique to minimize shock to your body.
Unfortunately, tennis is full of stock teaching methodology that should be banished�well-intentioned, catchy phrases that have become dated or, worse yet, were never even correct to begin with.
Think of the forehand as the foundation of your game. Build a strong base with your forehand, and it will support all of the other strokes.
This drill is good for getting the feel of the backswing, whether one-handed or two-handed.
Championship Tennis eBook
As everybody knows, tennis is a game of errors. Deciphering the actual cause of the error is the initial step in error reduction.
Developing the Core
Start by training the four basic trunk movement patterns with dynamic or static exercises. Beginners would do well to include exercises that train single-plane basic movement patterns.
The Tennis Drill Book 2nd Edition eBook
When developing a game plan, players should keep in mind five basic offensive shots. When players develop each of the following shots, they will have a package of offensive strengths with which to build an overall offensive game plan.