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Tennis Grades 6-8 th Brantley Warren
Learning Objectives Psychomotor: Students will be able to correctly perform the techniques necessary to perform successful forehand and backhand strokes. Cognitive: Students will learn the rules and regulations to the game of Tennis and will be able to abide by them in actual game settings. Affective: The students will utilize the principles of good sportsmanship in order to make the unit enjoyable for everyone.
Rules and Regulations Rule 1: Opponents stand on opposite sides of the court. Rule 2: Server must stand behind baseline on serve. Even points are served from the deuce court and odd points are served from the advantage court. Rule 3: One fault is given before the serve is lost and a point is granted to the opponent. Rule 4: Score is kept as follows: Love – 15 – 30 – 40 – (Deuce) Must win by two points. Rule 5: First to 6 games by two wins the set. First to two sets wins the match. Rule 6: If a ball fails to make it over the net or lands outside of the playing court a point is awarded to the opponent.
Rules and Regulations Cont. Rule 7: A ball landing on any part of a line is considered in bounds. Rule 8: Players rotate serve each game and rotate sides of the court when the sum of their games won is a multiple of 6.
Forehand Stroke Grip - Hold the throat of the racket lightly with your non- dominate hand and shake the handle with your dominant hand so the “V” is positioned on top of the grip Set Position - Stand with feet shoulder width apart and keep an open stance with chest facing the ball. Backswing- Turn and bring the racket back at waist level so the handle of the racket is pointing in the direction you would like to hit the ball Forward Swing- With your wrist firm, contact the ball well in front of your body by transferring your weight into the shot by stepping toward the net
Forehand Stroke Cont. Finish/Follow through - Weight on the front foot, body - standing tall and square with slight flex in your non-dominant knee and racket position - wrist at eye level while the racket face is standing on edge.
Backhand Stroke Grip - Quarter turn with the dominant palm on the top of the racket handle. Set Position - Weight is evenly distributed in an athletic stance. Backswing - Turn with the non-dominant foot toward the “T,” keep racket at waist level and point the heel of the racket where you want the ball to travel Forward Swing - Transfer your weight when the ball bounces and make contact in front of the body with a firm wrist
Backhand Stroke Cont. Finish/Follow through - Weight on the front foot at a 45- degree angle to the net, body should be tall with lead knee slightly bent, wrist at eye level and racket 45 degrees beyond where you want the ball to travel.
Tennis Quiz Click here to begin!
What is it called when the score is 40-40? Deuce Love Tie Break
A ball landing on the end line is considered out? False True
How many games equal one set? Four Six Eight Two
Game tied at What is the side of the court you are serving on called? Deuce Closed Advantage Free