THE SLINGER COMMUNITY

Show us how you use your Slinger Bag and join a global community of coaches and racquet sports lovers.

OUR COMMUNITY: PROFILES OF THE WEEK

@ryleemillertennis

USA

@irenezorg

Netherlands

@nanagram_128

Japan

@protennisacademydxb

UAE

MEET OUR AMBASSADORS

Patrick Mouratoglou
Founder and Chair of the Mouratoglou Academy, Patrick Mouratoglou is the most influential coach in tennis. After a successful start to his career with a number of high-level players, he became Serena Williams’ official coach back in 2012. The “Dynamic Duo” continue to make some of the greatest history in tennis.
Darren Cahill
One of the most respected voices in tennis, Cahill has served as tennis analyst for ESPN for the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open since 2007. As a top coach, he has guided three former #1 players (Andre Agassi, Lleyton Hewitt, and most recently Simona Halep).
GENIE BOUCHARD
Bouchard was the first Canadian-born player to reach the final of a Grand Slam in singles at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, and was also the first Canadian tennis player to be ranked in the top 5 in singles. She has an avid following across social media with over 2.1 million fans on Instagram alone, and is passionate about helping brands that she loves and growing the sport of tennis in Canada and around the world.
Tommy Haas
Haas, a product of the Bollettieri Academy in Bradenton, FL broke into the tennis scene in 1996 at 18 years old, gaining widespread recognition after winning his first ATP title 1999. He won over 15 career titles in singles and was ranked as high as #2 in the world during his 22 year career span. Haas also won a silver medal from the 2000 Summer Olympics.
Dustin Brown
Dustin turned pro in 2002 and is one of only two tennis players to remain undefeated against Rafael Nadal in multiple matches. On court, he is renowned for his creativity, technique, speed, and entertaining playing style, delighting in pleasing crowds with his trademark trick shots. He also competed for Germany in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Bob and Mike Bryan
Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, known in tennis as the Bryan Brothers, are the most accomplished doubles team in tennis history. Over their illustrious 22-year professional career, the duo claimed 16 Grand Slam titles and 119 tour titles playing together. They were ranked No. 1 as a team for a total of 438 weeks and finished 10 seasons as the world’s top-ranked doubles team. They have brought their competitive ferocity to Slinger Bag hitting sessions during retirement.

MOST POPULAR SLINGER TENNIS DRILLS

ALTERNATING BACKHANDS DRILL (BEGINNER)

Hit one Backhand cross court and one down the line. To increase the difficulty of the drill, place two cones in each corner and focus on hitting the cones.

FOREHAND APPROACH DRILL (INTERMEDIATE)

Moving forward to meet the ball, alternate forehand approach shots cross court and down the line. Focus on the movement forward and the recovery back to the baseline.

ON COURT CARDIO DRILL (BEGINNER)

Starting from the middle of the court, move to hit backhands cross court. This drill comes with a recovery variation in order to increase the difficulty of the drill.

ESSENTIAL SLICE DRILL (ADVANCED)

Alternate hitting slice backhands cross court and down the line. To increase the difficulty of the drill, place two cones or markers as targets.

OFF-COURT CARDIO DRILL

Standing start, catch the ball and drop into a burpee, recover and repeat - anytime, anywhere!

SLINGER BAG OSCILLATOR TIPS

Coach Neaves walks you through how to get the most out of your Slinger Bag Oscillator.

SLICE BACKHAND W/ DARREN CAHILL

Here Darren talks about some key technical points behind a good slice and how using it can give you extra time to recover.

5 GREAT DRILLS W/ SETTINGS

In this video, Coach Daniel shows you 5 Tennis drills that you can use with your Slinger Bag! All drills shown are without the oscillator.

LEARN THE KEY SHOTS IN PICKLEBALL WITH YOUR SLINGER BAG

HOW TO TRAIN FOREHANDS & BACKHANDS

Hitting hard forehand and backhand drives is not a skill reserved only for bangers. Being able to hit accurately and powerfully from the baseline and the mid court is a vital skill to becoming a complete player. @primetimepickleball

MASTERING THE RETURN OF SERVE

This video emphasizes the importance of the return of serve in pickleball and gives tips on how to execute it effectively, such as giving yourself enough space and moving your momentum forward as you hit the shot.

PERFECTING THE THIRD SHOT DROP

Here Frank explains how to execute the third shot drop, a critical shot in pickleball, with precision and finesse. The video provides tips such as relaxing the wrist, hitting up on the ball, and making sure the ball crosses the net at its apex.

THE AGGRESSIVE SHAKE AND BAKE SHOT

This video teaches the aggressive "shake and bake" shot, which involves driving the third shot, charging the net, and confusing opponents with a pop-up shot, followed by a crushing winner.

EXECUTING THE PUNCH VOLLEY ON THE FOURTH SHOT

Learn from Frank as he explains how to execute the punch volley on the fourth shot, which involves keeping opponents back and punching the ball to maintain control of the game.

THE FIFTH SHOT RESET: A SETTER'S PLAY

The fifth shot reset involves setting the ball in the kitchen on the transition shot. Tips include being stable, keeping low to the ground, and having soft hands.