In the Air Returns Collection

Tennis Gator Serve and Return

By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo Exercise 1 Against the Fence A good way to teach players to use short swings and meet the ball in front of the body is by having them stand against the back fence and rushing them with fast feeds …

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Minimum Movement Return

Tennis Gator Serve and Return

By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo A common problem on the return is moving too much and therefore loosing precision. In this drill the player works on staying totally still to return using as little body movement as possible. The idea is to work on …

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Getting Behind the Ball and Tracking the Return

Tennis Gator Serve and Return

By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo Two common mistakes when returning are: not tracking the ball to contact and reaching for the ball. This drill attacks both problems by forcing the player to work on catching the ball in front of the body with both …

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Off the Bounce Returns

Tennis Gator Serve and Return

By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo A good way to practice the shorter backswing on the return is by having the player stand very close to the service line and return from there. From that position the player will not have time to take a …

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Grip Returns – Improving your Tracking Ability

Tennis Gator Serve and Return

By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo In order to hit a solid return it is very important to learn to track the ball into the contact point. In this drill, the player tries to stop the serve with the grip, forcing the player to practice …

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