Video One - T T F F - The Secret to the
Success of the MTI Method
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Questions for Video 1
1. T T F F are the key fundamentals to the MTI Method. What do the letters T T F F stand for?
2. By extending your hands out in front of you (tracking) in a game of catch what aspect of a groundstroke are you simulating?
a) developing your contact point with good natural movement
b) racquet swing
3. Describe the MTI Method timing method?
a) bounce hit
b) counting 1 to 5
c) swing your racquet early
4. How does this timing method help you? Does it encourage you to
a) rush your shot
b) take your time and focus on the ball especially after the bounce
c) swing the racquet early
5. How does a bungee rope stretched 1 metre above the net help you feed the ball to a partner?
Does it help you to:
a) throw harder
b) control your feed so your partner can hit upwards with control and direction
c) feed lower balls to the feet
6. What should you feel with ball when you finish with the hand over their shoulder?
a) The ball rolling off your hand in upward direction with spin
b) A pain in your shoulder
c) The idea of hitting really hard
7. What is the benefit of you using both left and right hands equally when learning T T F F?
a) because you can use two racquets when you play
b) to coordinate your non-dominate side to help your two handed backhand
c) to help your footwork
8. What is the purpose of the player ‘kneeling down’ down and pointing the racquet butt cap at the ball drill?
a) To develop a ‘c’ shape backswing
b) to help you swing the racquet in a straight line through to target
c) to help lay or cock the wrist back and to develop hitting up and across the ball
9. What is the purpose of ‘The Tracking drill’?
a) to separate the arm action from the leg action and maintain tracking as you move whilst developing good movement
b) only for fitness
c) to get you to take your racquet back early, step into the ball and swing to target