MY DADDY / MY COACH – Live Tennis Lessons (page 2)

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” (all live tennis lessons).
(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.)

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Tennis Lesson no. 19: The Slice Ground-Stroke
(7 videos / 41 minutes)
– volley technique and practice
– introduction to slice ground-strokes
– slice forehand and backhand (progressions and drills)

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Tennis Lesson no. 20: Consistency, Return of Serve, Slice & Flat Serve
(8 videos / 51 minutes)
– ground-strokes tennis drills
– how to return serve (footwork and practice)
– tennis serve practice (flat and slice)

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Tennis Lesson no. 21: Competitive Games, Short Ball Put-Away
(10 videos / 62 minutes)
– fun on-court tennis games
– serve and rally play
– short ball put-away (technique and practice)

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Tennis Lesson no. 22: The Overhead
(7 videos / 44 minutes)
– introducing the overhead
– overhead technique and practice
– overhead tennis drills

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Tennis Lesson no. 23: Consistency, Volley, Transition
(10 videos / 60 minutes)
– rally games
– volley: how to avoid taking the racquet back
– transition to the net
– play at the net vs coach
– play at the net vs player
– speed and leg strength exercises

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Tennis Lesson no. 24: The Drop-Shot
(6 videos / 40 minutes)
– volley practice
– introducing the drop-shot
– drop-shot technique and practice
– how to disguise the drop-shot (drills)

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Tennis Lesson no. 25: Ready for Tournament
(9 videos / 57 minutes)
– ground-strokes rally games
– net vs baseline drills
– serve return and play
– short ball return (placement tactic)
– lob retrieval (technique and footwork)
– footwork and conditioning drill

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Tennis Lesson no. 26: Tactics following Slice Serve
(7 videos / 45 minutes)
– slice serve practice (technique and placement)
– tactics when opening the court with slice serves
– leg strength and quick footwork drills

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Tennis Lesson no. 27: Transitioning to the Net
(7 videos / 44 minutes)
– ground-strokes drills (quick footwork, technique)
– short ball approach drills
– volley drills
– overhead technique and practice
– transition to the net drills

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Tennis Lesson no. 28: Let the Games Begin
(9 videos / 57 minutes)
– fun speed, footwork and quick change of direction games
– lots of competitive tennis games

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Tennis Lesson no. 29: Angles, Touch and Put-Away
(8 videos / 48 minutes)
– ground-strokes rally practice
– short ball put-away (angles)
– coming up to the net behind aggressive shots
– drop-shot placement on the run (to targets)
– tactics following the drop-shot (play)
– footwork and ground-strokes consistency drills

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Tennis Lesson no. 30: Grips, Drills, Serve Technique *Free*
(8 videos / 50 minutes)
– grips review and practice
– racquet back-drop on serve (technique)
– elbow position on serve backswing (technique)

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Tennis Lesson no. 31: Indoor Tennis – All Around Game
(9 videos / 59 minutes)
– ground-strokes drills
– volley and overhead drills
– speed and footwork exercises

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Tennis Lesson no. 32: Transition from Indoor to Outdoor Tennis
(7 videos / 45 minutes)
– how to transition to outdoor tennis
– junior tennis schedule; tips for coaches & parents
– outdoor vs. indoor tennis (exercises and tips)

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Tennis Lesson no. 33: Court Coverage from Baseline
(6 videos / 43 minutes)
– understand angles and court positioning
– footwork for quick recovery
– get to the ball early, use less energy when competing (tips, drills)

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Tennis Lesson no. 34: Tactics, Touch Shots & Speed
(8 videos / 52 minutes)
– how to shorten backswing (creative drills)
– touch shots – control, placement
– attacking slow serves / placement, technique
– reading opponent’s return of serve
– speed drills for retrieving short and wide balls

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Tennis Lesson no. 35: Technique, Competitive Games
(9 videos / 64 minutes)
– more short-backswing creative drills
– ground-strokes technique & practice
– competitive, fun tennis game
– serve technique & practice (new tips!)
– tie-break (competition)
– important tips for coaching junior players

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Tennis Lesson no. 36: Technique, Drills and Match Play
(9 videos / 63 minutes)
– new technical elements
– ground-strokes & short ball put-away drills
– volley & overhead drills
– competitive game (hold the serve)
– our new puppy, Sparky 🙂