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Initial movement when returning a serve on the pro tour
MoStabi: Whole body warm up in three planes
An effective way to practice the attacking shot at shoulder level
Use lobs to keep the opponent off the net
When in Doubt Aim at the Feet

We observe the top players during the return and first concentrate on the general task of returning the ball in a very short reaction time. Then we have a look at when the initial movement of the return player takes place.

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December 26, 2022

The movement patterns of the body are three-dimensional. With the following exercises in the frontal, sagittal and transversal planes, the tennis player prepares himself before training.

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December 15, 2022

A great alternative to a basket drill that can also be used to achieve a high frequency, but with an invaluable advantage: interactivity and training of ball feel and footwork.

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October 4, 2022

In this point we see two important tactical concepts. First, we see the returner following her return to the net. It is usually a good idea to return and attack the net on a weak serve when the server stays back. Doing this puts pressure on the server and forces him/her to come up with an aggressive second shot, which frequently leads to mistakes.

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August 26, 2022

In doubles you want to be the team hitting down so aiming low at the opponent’s feet should be an on going tactic. This exchange is a good example of this concept.

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August 26, 2022
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