Teaching Your Child The Novak Djokovic Forehand

Teaching Your Child The Novak Djokovic Forehand

Djokovic was able to develop the key skill ingredients required to play great tennis by starting with simple strokes that helped him to control the ball as he rallied. Over time this allowed him to develop the skills to effectively anticipate, track the ball, and adjust his mentality, movement and technique to many different shots and situations.

Basket Feeding vs Live Ball Rallying

Basket Feeding vs Live Ball Rallying

Basket feeding too often or without context, can create a player who looks good at hitting a specific ball but struggles to develop the skills required to make the necessary adjustments to win matches. It would be similar to teaching someone to drive a car in a parking lot and expecting them to be able to navigate through New York City.