Warm-ups are an essential part of every lesson and your programme. Your warm up routine reflects you and what you are about – don’t let it be boring! Use it as a way to set your standards for the lesson and your programme.
Join me watching Nick Jacques from Tennis New Zealand, demonstrate his Tape That exercise live at the Evolutionics 2018 International Coaches Symposium.
“Throw & Go” is fun activity for juniors which involves throwing and moving a ball to mimic the movements used in the serve and the forehand and backhand. Not a tennis racket in sight! This activity is a mainstay for coaches teaching juniors and supports tennis coaches education journey and extends your Coach Education training and development.
Our Tots Professional Development Course is one of our most popular short courses. Mel Short, who runs our great courses, lets us sit in on a group of attendees setting up “proper” tennis games for a group of tots. With Mel, you can experience the normal challenges of introducing activities to tots and how to keep them learning, active and having fun.
Watch this fun warm up activity for juniors! The warm-up works with a ball and teaches footwork skills and builds co-ordination to help juniors develop their sending and receiving skills. Not a tennis racket in sight!
We filmed this exercise recently on one of our coach education qualification courses so you may have seen it recently; hands-up if you were there!