MY DADDY / MY COACH – Live Tennis Lessons (page 1)

In this section you will see how Cosmin Miholca, a certified tennis teaching professional, teaches his own two daughters tennis, beginning with the first lesson where the kids learn the basics and continue their progress into becoming tournament players.
This content is “unique”: a tennis coach taking his kids on the journey from beginning players all the way to competitive “warriors”.
(The information in these videos is meant to supplement on-court tennis training. Like any sport involving speed, equipment, balance and environmental factors, tennis poses some inherent risks. The author of these videos advises viewers to take full responsibility for their safety and to know their limits. Before practicing the skills described in these videos, be sure that you do not take risks beyond your level of experience, aptitude, training and comfort level.)

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 1: The Beginnings
(10 videos / 53 minutes)
– fun introductory games for little kids
– tips for teaching the grips
– forehand ground-stroke technique (learn and practice)
– tips for teaching kids tennis

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 2: Basics of Ground-Strokes
(8 videos / 48 minutes)
– fun warm-up exercises for kids
– forehand ground-stroke review and practice
– forehand and backhand grips (how to teach)
– backhand ground-stroke technique (learn and practice)
– rally game with sponge balls

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 3: Introduction to Drills
(7 videos / 42 minutes)
– tips for teaching kids
– shadow tennis and technique review
– fun game for balls pick-up
– tennis drills: ground-strokes on the run, speed and footwork

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 4: Indoors
(8 videos / 56 minutes)
– fun warm-up
– ground-strokes tennis drills
– movement and preparation tips
– footwork and speed exercises

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 5: The Serve – 1
(7 videos / 42 minutes)
– toss exercises for beginning players
– grip and contact point drills
– trophy pose and racquet drop
– serving to targets

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 6: The Serve – 2
(8 videos / 50 minutes)
– toss and swing exercises
– adding the serve back-swing
– serving in balance
– teaching tips for coaches and parents

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 7: Ground-Strokes, Footwork, Serve
(9 videos / 55 minutes)
– back to tennis (after a break)
– ground-strokes and movement drills
– first rally game
– footwork and speed exercises
– serve technique and practice

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 8: Hand-Eye, Placement, Speed
(8 videos / 52 minutes)
– hand-eye coordination exercises
– ground-strokes rally
– ground-strokes placement drills
– speed and change of direction exercises

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 9: Corrective Technique, Footwork
(8 videos / 49 minutes)
– forehand / backhand corrective technique
– ground-strokes footwork exercises
– rally games

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 10: Rally Games
(9 videos / 62 minutes)
– rally games: coach vs player
– rally games: player vs player
– ground-strokes drills
– footwork exercises

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 11: Consistency under Pressure; Serve Technique
(9 videos / 54 minutes)
– consistency under pressure (lots of ground-strokes drills)
– serve practice (warm-up, technique)
– serving under pressure (game)
– speed and change of direction drill

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 12: Underhand & Overhand Serve
(7 videos / 48 minutes)
– shadow serve practice
– overhand serve (technique, practice)
– contact point tennis drill
– underhand serve (technique, purpose)
– fun serve game

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 13: Fun On-Court Drills and Games
(8 videos / 53 minutes)
– speed and footwork (creative drills)
– return of serve (footwork and play)
– fun on-court games for kids

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 14: Competitive Games
(8 videos / 59 minutes)
– competitive ground-stroke games
– speed and footwork drills

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 15: The Volley
(9 videos / 57 minutes)
– introduction to volley (technique, progressions)
– volley footwork
– basic transition to the net (ground-strokes and volleys)

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 16: Slice Serve, Volley, Transition
(8 videos / 48 minutes)
– slice serve (technique, tips for coaches/parents)
– volley practice
– transition to the net (ground-strokes, approach, volleys)

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 17: Footwork & Groundstrokes, Serve, Tie-Break
(10 videos / 65 minutes)
– footwork and ground-strokes tennis drills
– serve practice (flat and slice)
– tie-break game

[Click Here] Full Tennis Lesson 18: Drills & Games, Volley, Transition, Serve
(10 videos / 62 minutes)
– hand-eye coordination drills
– competitive tennis games
– transition to the net (drills and games)
– serve practice (flat and slice)
– fun game for kids