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Attacking the net on the Second Shot
If you are having a hard time serving and volleying every time you can keep the same the same aggressive mentality but a...
Make it a Habit to Serve and Volley as Much as Possible
Serving and volleying is still the most effective way to play doubles, so get into the habit of serving and volleying as...
Shoot for 70% of First Serves
An opponent returning second serves will always be more aggressive. Making a high percentage of first serves will keep t...
If your Partner Gets Lobbed it May be Easier for you to Play the Next Shot
When one of the players gets lobbed, the ideal outcome is for that player to hit an overhead. However, if the lob is too...
Angle Short Lobs and Hit Deep Lobs Through the Middle
When at the net in doubles angle the short lobs and hit deep lobs through the middle or at the opponent’s feet....
When at the Net with your Partner Back Find a Comfortable Balance Between Never Looking Back and Always Looking Back
When at the net with your partner back there are two schools of though: Some coaches think players should never look bac...
When at the Net Move with the Ball
When playing one up and one back against the same formation, both net players need to be constantly moving up and back f...
Play a High defensive Lob if you get Passed by a Lob
If you get passed by a lob, both you and your partner need to run back and play defense. This post is only av...
When Returning Both Back, Make the Return!
If you decide to play both back to return, make sure you adjust your return accordingly. Playing both back and going for...
When at the Net and Playing Against two Players in the Back Keep the volleys deep Until you Can Put the Ball Away
A frequent mistake when playing two at the net against two at the back is for the players at the net to try to hit forci...
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