5 Easy Ladder Footwork Drills for Tennis
Improve your speed and agility
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Strong footwork and conditioning are essential for any player to achieve their maximum potential on the tennis court.
However, for many players and coaches, footwork and agility training are an afterthought that receives little attention compared to other aspects of the game despite its ability to help players win more matches.
12 Essential Tennis Drills for Beginners & Kids
Teaching the fundamentals
If you’re just getting started with tennis, drills can be a great way to learn the fundamentals, develop proper technique, improve consistency, build confidence, and accelerate learning. As with most sports, tennis involves the process of stringing together a complex set of movements.
Recognizing this, we can break down the complex set of movements to independent movements, teach proper technique, and slowly build a player’s confidence, so that they can eventually start combining movements.
Running The Lines In Tennis
A Basic Pattern
If you’re new to tennis, then learning how to run the lines is a fantastic way to start using the tennis court to either warm up your body before practice or dial in your footwork skills.
Let’s start by taking a look at the steps involved in running the lines of a tennis court.