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Essential Questions How do you know when to use the forehand or the backhand grip in tennis? What is the difference between the forehand or back hand shot and the volley or lob shots in tennis?
HISTORY The history of tennis dates back several thousand years. In the beginning the ball was hit with the hand. Soon the leather glove came into existence. This was soon replaced with an adaptive handle for effective hitting and serving of the ball. Thus was born the first racket. The first tennis ball was wooden. It gave way to a bouncier, leather ball filled with cellulose material. The original court was shaped like an hour glass. In France, they used to play it as handball, without rackets. When they struck the ball, they would yell "Tene!" which meant "take that!" in French. Thats how where we got the name, tennis.
TENNIS EQUIPMENT Tennis Balls Balloon Tennis ball on a string Tennis Racket Tennis Net
TENNIS SAFETY In a regulation tennis game, players must wear proper athletic attire. Be aware of your spacial surroundings when swinging your racket. Playing area needs to be debris free. Practice proper communication, for example make sure your opponent is ready before you serve the ball. When playing doubles be aware of the position of your partner.
HOW TO PLAY Tennis is played in single or doubles The person who starts the game by serving is decided by flipping a coin Serving begins on the right hand court, and must be served into the diagonal serving box on the opposite side Scoring is: love (zero), 15, 30, 40 game To win a game, you must score 4 points Each game must be won by 2 points as well as each set by 2 games To win a set, you must win 6 games Winner is best 2 out of 3 Every serve results in points The ball must be hit after only one bounce on a side The ball may be hit before it bounces except on the serve A ball that lands on the line is good/fair
HOW TO PLAY MODIFIED GAME RULES A ball that is hit over the net is considered a playable ball as long as the ball touches inside the doubles line and baseline. The ball may touch the net when being served. (Instead of being a let). The ball may bounce more than one time and still be played. (Instead of the one bounce regulation). The ball may be served from the service line (or closer if needed). (modified from the baseline to shorten the distance)
TENNIS COURT BASELINE/SERVING LINE-Furthest outside lines on the court DOUBLES COURT-Furthest outside lines on the court SINGLES COURT-Inner sideline on court DOUBLE SIDELINE SINGLE SIDELINE BASELINE
MODIFIED TENNIS COURT MODIFIED SERVICE LINE MODIFIED SERVICE LINE MODIFIED SINGLES SIDELINE
EASTERN GRIP shake hands with the racquet; form a V with the thumb and forefinger
FOREHAND STROKE 6 TH GRADE A tennis stroke that begins on the strong side of ones body
FOREHAND STROKE CUES 6 TH GRADE 1.Side to net 2.Racket down and back 3.Step and swing 4.Follow through toward wall/partner
BACKHAND STROKE 7 TH GRADE A tennis stroke that begins across the weaker side of ones body, can be done using one or two hands (for more stability) in hitting the ball to the other side of the net
BACKHAND STROKE CUES 7 TH GRADE 1.Eyes on ball 2.Knees bent 3.Racket moves across the body to prepare to make contact with the ball 4.Grip racket with one or two hands 5.Flat racket and swing through toward the net
OVERHEAD SMASH 8 TH GRADE A tennis stroke that begins with reaching up racket arm as high as possible, get strings up and over the ball, then snap the racquet head powerfully through the ball
OVERHEAD SMASH CUES 8 TH GRADE 1.Racket down behind the head 2.Point free hand at the ball as it falls to ground 3.Reach and extend for the ball with racket 4.Snap the racket with power through the ball 5.Swing racket downward 6.Follow through
SERVE High School The first shot of each game The server must begin from the right side of the court behind the baseline and hit the ball diagonally across the court.
SERVE CUES High School 1.Stand sideways to the net with strong foot in back 2.Toss ball upward 3.Hit ball with racket at highest point 4.Follow through
READY POSITION The position that a person stands in while waiting for the ball; This is done by standing with feet shoulder width apart, knees bent, weight on balls of feet, racket in center of body, and eyes on opponent
Let Serve Fault Serve The ball hits the net on the serve and falls into the service court, it is a let and is served again A serve that lands out of bounds or doesnt go over the net. Results in the loss of a point for the person serving
DUECE When the score is tied (40 /40). LOVE MATCH POINT RALLY A long series of shots A point that will end the match if it is won by the leading player Another name for a score of 0
VOLLEY A stroke that is used to receive and deliver a ball back to an opponent without allowing it to hit the ground LOB AD ALL Another name for an tied score A short term used for the word advantage. A player who scores a point at 'deuce (when the game is tied)has the advantage, meaning if they win the next point, they win the game A tennis shot that goes high up in the air
WHY SHOULD I PLAY TENNIS? Playing Tennis is good for my cardiovascular health Playing Tennis stimulates my brain Playing Tennis helps keep my muscles and joints flexible and strong Playing Tennis allows me to make new friends and have fun while being active
HOW WILL TENNIS BENEFIT ME IN MY LIFE? Playing Tennis keeps me at a healthy weight Playing Tennis will help me stay energized Playing Tennis is a great way to make friends
WHAT AM I DOING? Serving Forehand
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