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July 31, 2006

Kids Watercup drill

Lee Couillard, USPTA, Wilson TEAM Member. Students fill watercups and try not to spill the water when hitting groundstrokes. Drill make students concentrate on their balance.


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Running Crosscourt drill

Gary Sakuma, USPTA, Wilson TEAM Member shows a running crosscourt groundstroke drill. This drill can be done on both ends of the court to cover both the forehand and backhand sides. Players must hit the ball crosscourt on the first shot only.

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July 30, 2006

Kids Caterpillar

Nick Leong, Punahou Graduate, Hawaii State High School Doubles Champion helps 5 & 6 year olds with a team building exercise. In this "Caterpillar" drill the students try to make the ball go around to the other end without dropping.

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Learning "I" Formation

Lee Couillard, USPTA, Wilson TEAM Member. Punahou 7th and 8th graders learn the I formation in doubles for the first time.


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July 26, 2006

6 Tweeners!!

Sean Jobe and Mike Chan hit an incredible 6 tweeners on a single rally.

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July 24, 2006

Sampras Motion

Lee Couillard, USPTA, Wilson TEAM Member changes a students serve from a pin point to a platform stance and then has a follow up with footage of the student serving two years later.

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Blocked, Serial & Random Practice

Joe Dinoffer has had an extensive "world class" career in the tennis industry, and has conducted clinics and exhibitions in over 50 countries, personally logging over 30,000 hours of instruction in English, Spanish, and German. He is a Master Professional in both the PTR and USPTA, a distinction awarded to only a handful in the tennis industry.

Joe is the author and editor of sixteen books, twenty-nine videotapes, and more than 70 digital audiocassettes. He is an on-going contributing editor for Racquet Sports Industry Magazine and Tennis Life Magazine. As a member of both the Head/Penn and Reebok Advisory Staffs and National Speaker Bureaus, Joe is a frequent speaker at national and international tennis conferences, having conducted over 250 workshops in the last 10 years.

He is featured in fifteen 30-minute shows on the Tennis Channel, a nationwide cable channel devoted to tennis in the United States. He is also the founder and president of Oncourt Offcourt, Ltd., a company exclusively serving the needs of tennis, fitness, and physical education coaches with innovative training aids and educational tools. He lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, Monika, and their daughter, Kalindi.


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July 21, 2006

108 mph Forehand

Lee Couillard, USPTA, Wilson TEAM Member, examines Fernando Gonzalez's forehand. Fernando has one of the biggest forehand's in the game. Fernando loads and explodes on every forehand he hits which makes his forehand a threat in today's modern game.

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July 19, 2006

Serve & Volley 1

Lee Couillard, USPTA, Wilson TEAM Member. 7th & 8th grade students start at no-man's land to ease into serve and volleying for doubles for the first time. As the students gain confidence, move them back to the baseline.


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July 16, 2006

Tennis Etiquette

Gary Sakuma, USPTA, Wilson TEAM Member, assisted by Michael Chan, Sean Jobe, Courtney Chung, Bianca Barreto, Kelly James perform tennis etiquette skit from the 2002 summer tennnis program at Punahou School. They demonstrake the IMPROPER way to warm up.

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Carioca Step

Lee Couillard, USPTA Wilson TEAM Member works on the approach shot with a 6th grade student at Punahou School.


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July 15, 2006

Medicine Ball (2)

Todd Ellenbecker, Mike Nishihara and Bobby Bernstein demonstrate exercises using the Medicine Ball at the High Performance Work shop held and the University of Hawaii.

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Mini Tennis for Little Kids

Chris Iwamura, Punahou School Graduate, High School State Doubles Champion, shows a mini-tennis drill using singles sticks across buckets. Students use a foam ball for safety.

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July 8, 2006

"The God Racket"

Jerry Cape, Eric Shono, Michiyo Kato, Ben Erickson, Chris Iwamura, Sean Jobe perform a groundstroke demo for the Punahou Summer School Tennis Program.

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July 6, 2006

One handed backhands

A collection of superb one handed backhands.


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July 1, 2006

Superman Exploding Ball

Lee Couillard, Chris Iwamura, Nick Leong, Jon Wong, Sara Kurisu & Andrew Mau perform a serve demo for the summer tennis program at Punahou School. Superman, played by Chris Iwamura expodes a tennis ball at the end of the demo.


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