In addition to being a useful warm-up, running the lines can be a great drill to improve your footwork. Here are a few ideas to up the ante and make this tennis drill a bit more challenging. Run at a faster pace. Bend your knees and get low. Challenge yourself against another player and see who finishes first.
This is one of the most basic tennis drills that each tennis student learns in the first phase of training. In this drill, all you have to do is to jog or run at a slow speed while keeping one foot in one square at a time.
The Forehands and Backhands drill allows you to enhance the feel for the ball’s speed and depth, which occurs in a live rally. Once the player becomes accustomed to these tennis drills, they can better judge the depth and speed of the ball for more precise shots in practice, so your skill level increases.
Begin this drill by standing at the hash mark on the baseline. Sprint to the center service line and then side-step to the left singles line. Next, side-step across the service boxes to the right...
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For this drill, you’ll need a wall, a racket, and a tennis ball. Simply go to a wall and practice all your strokes. Here is how I practice on the wall, which is typically a 25-minute session. 5 minutes of forehand groundstrokes (topspin) 5 minutes of backhand groundstrokes (topspin) 3 minutes of forehand slice.
In tennis, you have to continuously move your feet to ensure you are in the correct position to return the ball. This drill will help you improve your footwork and lateral movement. cone-slalom_brightcove-16×9-mp4. Procedure. Line up 10 to 12 cones along the baseline about a yard (0.9 m) apart.
To start, have your player hold their racquet in their dominant hand face-up, like a frying pan, and have them place a tennis ball on the face, or strings of their racquet. Then, have them slowly start moving the head of the racquet up and down until the ball begins bouncing on their strings.