Training /  Solo - Angles of Attack (25mins)

    • Description:

      Focussing on executing a volley cross court nick off a straight feed. This exercise could be started off with a simple hand feed and then progress to the self feed on the volley. Get the feeling of the shot and pay attention to good technique

    • Exercise Notes:Working on hitting a cross court nick off the volley. Do 2.5 mins each side

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      Rather than doing this on the volley, now focus on executing this shot off the BOUNCE. Feed to yourself a high and easy shot so you are able to get your position and timing good. Focus on the shorter backswing and guiding the ball

    • Exercise Notes:Working on hitting a cross court nick off the BOUNCE. Do 2.5 mins each side

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      Using the thin cross court as the main angle of attack to focus on here. Look at getting the steep racket swing down the back of the ball and adjusting the grip appropriately in order to get the ball to die and fade off quickly

    • Exercise Notes:An ideal solo session to work on the feeling of hitting the thin cross court

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      With the focus now on trying to execute the 2-wall working boast from the back, use this solo drill to set up when it feels right to play this shot. Focus on being able to set up the same as a straight drive to add disguise to the shot

    • Exercise Notes:Rolling drives to self and when appropriate look to execute the whipped 2-wall boast

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      Linking in working on the booming crosscourt, this solo session allows the player to focus on when the feeling is right to execute this angle of attack. Look to beat yourself with the shot and be sure to use good body weight in the shot

    • Exercise Notes:Rolling drives to self then attack with a booming cross court

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00