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April 24, 2009

Triangle drill






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Lee Couillard, USPTA, Head Tennis Professional, Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii shows a great drill to get your students to hit away from the center of the court. The triangle drill can be set up easily and discourages players from hitting up the middle of the court by forcing the first feed to be hit either cross-court or down the line.

April 15, 2009

Angle rope drill







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Lee Couillard, USPTA, Head Tennis Professional, Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii shows a great drill to get your students to play higher percentage tennis. The rope drill in this video is an excellent way to force your students to aim through the lowest part of the net to create angles.

February 27, 2008

Bump the Chump






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Lori LaFevre, USPTA explains a fun game called "Bump the Chump." Players are fed 3 balls and only the 3rd ball is played out against the two players on the opposing side. If the player makes all three balls over the net and wins the final point then he or she can "Bump the Chump." The first ball is a groundstroke, the second ball is a volley and the last ball is an over head smash.

March 24, 2007

Game of Eleven






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ATP Ranked players Ikaika Jobe and Chris Lam demonstrate a game of eleven's. First, a nuetral ball up the middle and then a crosscourt feed to open up the court.

March 20, 2007

Anticipating






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University of Wisconsin Men's Tennis Team on Spring Break 2007 in Hawaii. The team demonstrates a "First Step, Predicting and Intercepting drill" on center court at the Diamond Head Tennis Center in Honolulu.

March 9, 2007

Using Pedometers






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Pam Kim, USPTA, Punahou Coach, uses pedometers with an after school tennis class. Pedometers encourage the students to keep their feet moving and can be used as an incentive to see who can get the most steps in the class.

January 26, 2007

Cops and Robbers

Kelly Chan, Punahou Tennis Coach demonstrates a groundstroke game called "Cops and Robbers" or (Jail) with a large group of students.

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