Training /  Solo - Back to Basics: Grip Adaptation with Lee Drew (35mins)

    • Description:

      This is one of the best exercises to learn to change and adapt your grip from the forehand to the backhand and to try and open it while controlling the ball

    • Exercise Notes:Try and get the highest consecutive score you can in a 5-min period

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      An exercise designed to strengthen the wrist as well as increasing your ball control. The arm and wrist may ache during this exercise but should be strengthening it along the way for use in your matches

    • Exercise Notes:Try and get the highest consecutive score you can in a 5-min period

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      Practise this drill to keep the grip tension relatively firm the whole way through as well as working and engaging the wrist. Start off slow and increase the pace as you get more used to the exercise and by the end the pace should be high

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

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      Working on hitting underneath the ball and really opening up your racket face while trying to execute the lob. This drill encourages you to try this as you will not get the required lift and hang time if your racket face is flat and closed

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

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      This exercise will let you explore ways to cut down the ball and aim it to hit a cross court rolling nick. Consider your grip tension as well as the angle of the racket face to be effective when trying to execute and practise this shot

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

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      In this drill you will look to come down steep on the ball in order to try and execute a kill shot to win the rally. Consider how your grip should be adapted to the outcome of this shot as well as the tension in the grip

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

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00

    • Description:

      A great drill to practise different ways to hit the ball in the front of the court for the counter drop. You will need to consider different ways to change the angle of the racket face as well as the grip to get the appropriate spin and touch

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

    • Minutes on exercise:5:00