Training /  Pairs - Forehand Analysis pt.2 with Jesse Engelbrecht

    • Description:

      Use this first drill to work on your drives and variation in the contact points on the forehand. Consider how to attack the ball in short and what may need to change in the swing and the shape in order to do so

    • Exercise Notes:Do for 5mins just on the FOREHAND side

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      A great drill to really hone the quality execution of the forehand volley drop. Take into account the height and pace on the ball you have and what you need to do technically

    • Exercise Notes:Do for 2.5mins on each side of the court

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      Now bringing in the straight drop a little more, and also how to play under more pressure in the front if the drop shot is of a good enough quality

    • Exercise Notes:Do for 5mins just on the FOREHAND side

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      As it says, dedicate 1 player to hit straight only and keep the focus mainly on the FOREHAND side to help improve the skills there

    • Exercise Notes:Play first to 11 points and then swap the task

    • Minutes on exercise:10:00

    • Description:

      Focussing solely on the forehand alley, use this game to really take a deep dive into honing the skills on this side of the court

    • Exercise Notes:Play first to 15 point ONLY on the FOREHAND side

    • Minutes on exercise:10:00

    • Description:

      Start with the alley game but players can now play a cross court lob and the return HAS to be another cross court to bring the game back onto the forehand side. Lots of opportunity to hone the skills even more

    • Exercise Notes:Play first to 15 point + x-lob and x-return

    • Minutes on exercise:10:00