INSIDE TU #25 – THE CRASHING FOREHAND
Inside TU video #25, Sascha Nensel takes you through a complete training session focusing on the forehand groundstroke. An important focus for the exercises is to activate the legs and find the right position on the court. The first part both players will only look to hit forehands though the middle to activate the legs. The second part of the exercise will have one player staying in one corner, whilst the other player stays in the middle of the court. The player who stays in the middle plays three shots to the opposing player. After the minimum 3 shots is played, the player in the middle of the court is allowed to hit into the open court to finish the point but must stay patient in finding the right ball to attack. After 2 minutes of work, the coach feeds 8 to 10 balls where each player will use their forehand to play aggressively into the corners. The third part of the exercise is a game played to 11 where a forehand winner is worth 3 points.
A very special video today from Coach Bjorn Simon, who refers to Craig O’Shannessy to reflect the 8 ways to force an error from the opponent. Consistency, Height, Direction, Length, Power, Time, Court Position and Spin to be exact. The two exercises should be played...read more
Today coach Rob shows you an exercise that works both offensive, and defensive shots. Each player alternates between hitting an offensive shot, to then playing a defensive shot where both players work both aspects of their game. A great exercise while on tour where...read more
Today coach Rob takes you through peripheral vision training. The stages in progression for each exercise challenges the player to recognize movements whilst calling it out loudly in order to interpret what shot should be played in the next sequence. Newest...read more
Our Junior Head Coach Andre Stenger is at our Summer Camp again in this video, where he takes you through a fitness based volley exercise. The coach calls out the color of the cone or number to which the player must touch the cone and then come back toward the net to...read more
A special video made during the summer camp at Tennis University. Many young players have difficulties on their second serve, so André Stenger takes you through a point based exercise that divides the court into 3 sectors. The game is played up to 50 and André will...read more
In this inside TU video, Head Coach Bjorn Simon showcases a drill that reflects the modern game of today. High percentage of first serves followed by the attacking forehand in order to take control of the court is the main focus. Bjorn explains all categories of...read more