Thursday, April 18, 2013

Pinwheels

If you have the time, you can even
make these yourself - here's how
Thanks John Carrizosa for suggesting yet another inexpensive teaching tool. In this video John demonstrates how to use a pinwheel to encourage your young beginners to slow down their swings.

Attach a pinwheel to the player's tennis racquet with a rubber band. Have them swing slowly enough that the pinwheel operates properly. Once they are able to do this well, remove the pinwheel and have them  hit some balls with the same speed they used to operate the pinwheel.