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Next Level 300 Series

Next Level 300 Series Lesson #7

Thank you for attending Lesson 7 of our 12 week Training Series! Please note that lessons do not have to be taken in numerical order. You are welcome to start anytime during the 2 month rotation.
Here are your notes and homework from class. Keep practicing to solidify all you learned.
Looking forward to seeing you next week!

Dink Mechanic

  • Soft hand, Soft stable wrist, Soft body

  • Contact point out in front- about 12″ in front of your toes

  • Laid back wrist

  • Don’t take paddle back past your body

  • Slow smooth swing tempo consistent speed all the way through the shot

  • Guide the ball don’t strike the ball


Broken Up Bowtie Drill

  • Players stand straight on. 

  • Place 1 cone in the middle of the NVZ to split their half of the court into 2 halves. 

  • Players will hit 10 shots to each of these directions and then move to the next.

    1. Players dink straight on- forehand to backhand 

    2. Players dink across – backhand to backhand

    3. Players dink straight on – backhand to forehand on the opposite side from round 1

    4. Players dink across – forehand to forehand

4 Player Bowtie Drill

  • Player 1 dinks down the line to the player straight on to them

  • Player 2 dinks cross court

  • Player 3 dinks down the line to the player straight on to them

  • Player 4 dinks cross court

  • Reverse direction in 1-2 min rounds

  • Focus is on changing direction of the ball and squaring up to the ball

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