Our aim is to provide simple tennis drills and coaching that will teach players of all ages and abilities how to play tennis, and develop game specific techniques. Watch short coaching videos on various types of shots as well as tactics on court.
A volley is played when the ball is struck before it bounces. Specific shots include the high volley, low volley, backhand volley, approach volley and drop volley. A half volley is usually played defensively.
Attacking shots or offensive shots take the game to the opponent and put them under pressure or win points. Here we explain various options available including drop shots, line shots and cross court techniques.
Here we focus on serves and returning a serve including top spin serve, slice serve, flat serve and thrust launch serve.
The lob is used to put the ball over an opponents head. Learn how to put top spin on to make the shot more efficient. Overhead shots include the smash.
Different formations can be used when playing doubles. Players must use the formation that best suits themselves but if it isn't working then changing the formation can help cover weaknesses. The standard formation is where the player that is serving starts next to the center mark in the deuce court just behind the baseline.
He we explain the rules of the game and equipment as well as a look at the history of Tennis.
Here we have a number of practice games or drills which can be played on a Tennis court as part of a coaching or training session.
The basics of how to hold the racket and how to stand on court, especially when preparing to receive the ball are explained here.
Strength and conditioning should be an important part of every players training schedule. A good base of aerobic fitness and stamina is needed but also explosive strength and speed is vitally important.