23 Serving Drills for Kids

Check out these fun 23 serve drills for young kids by a friend of mine Rob Cherry who is a top coach over in Ireland. Perfect if your looking for new ideas for your young squad.

 

The video is a must watch, below I have screen shots of each of the 23 drills.

01 Topspin serve with a coat hanger

01 Topspin serve with coat hanger

02 Topspin serve with topspin pro

02 Topspin serve with topspin pro

 

03 Hand behind back

03 topspin serve - hand behind back

 

04 Topspin serve over fence

04 topspin serve over fence

05 Throw with palm down

05 throw with palm down

 

06 Throw over rope to reach up

06 Throw over rope to reach up

 

07 Throw from L position

07 Throw from L position

 

08 Throw racket

08 Throw racket

 

09 Lead with the edge

09 Lead with the edge 1 2 3

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10 Tip elbow off fence

10 tip elbow off fence

 

11 Serve from abbreviated position

11 serve from abbreviated position

 

12 Point finger to sky ball toss

12 point finger to sky ball toss

 

13 Velcro pad to improve contact

13 Velcro pad to improve contact

 

14 Balance serve in ladders

14 Balance serve in ladders

 

15 Launch / Jump serve with mats

15 Launch / Jump serve with mats

 

16 Launch / Jump serve throwing

16 Launch jump serve throwing

 

17 Launch jump over racket handle

17 launch jumper over racket handle

 

18 Hit the ball as far as possible

18 hit the ball as far as possible

 

19 Measure speed with radar gun

19 measure speed with radar gun

 

20 Accuracy with rebound net

20 accuracy with rebound net

 

21 Serve towards target

21 hit towards target

22 Serve accuracy through hoops

22 serve accuracy through hoops

 

23 1st serve with eyes closed

23 1st serve with eyes closed

Rob has over 23,000 tennis videos on his site as well as also selling pdf's with full lesson plans, player report cards, sample lesson structures and more.

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