Part 3 of the 10 Step Rally Video Series introduces an exercise to build player’s racket control. As with parts 1 and 2, part 3 features a cooperative rally and a competitive game to help players to serve, rally and score from the first lesson. Thus, adding simple solutions and great activities to your tennis programme.
Step 3 of the 10 step rally series
- Now, players will take turns to tap the ball up, but in the SAME square.
- Start by holding the racket palm-up. This, therefore, assists with forehand taps.
- The second player adopts a nice ready position.
- Switch to backhand rallies between the pair for subsequent variation.
- During rallies, have players count the consecutive number of times the ball lands in the square. This subsequently makes the exercise more competitive.
- Contact the falling ball, rather than the rising ball.
- Let the ball fall down to a comfortable height to hit – keeping control of the racket face.
- Feed the ball without a bounce. For this purpose, it rises straight off the strings.
10 Step Rally Video Series
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