Training /  Pairs - Paul Carter's recommended routines (25mins)

An excellent pairs based session, featuring some of elite coach Paul Carter's favourite routines. Check out Paul's 'routines and condition games' playlist for some of the main themes and technical points to focus on

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    • Description:

      Routine where one player hits a straight drive from the back and then hits a straight drop, the other player hits a straight drop from the front and then a straight drive - vary in holding the ball, or taking it early. Change sides after 2mins

    • Exercise Notes:Work for 4mins, then switch positions with your partner

    • Minutes on exercise:8:00

    • Description:

      Routine where one player is either dropping or boasting from the back, and the other player is playing a straight drive from the front. Look to hit through the line of the ball, using the racket follow-through to really guide your shot

    • Exercise Notes:Work for 4mins, then switch positions with your partner

    • Minutes on exercise:8:00

    • Description:

      Shot order is boast, cross court drive, and then straight drive deep - emphasis is moving forward after the boast, and looking for the volley off the cross drive. Really try and hit through the ball, and get your length into the corners

    • Exercise Notes:Work for 4mins, then switch sides

    • Minutes on exercise:8:00