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December 5, 2014

A little backspin will help you add control to your volleys.  However, do not try to slice or cut the shot.  Ideally you want to set the racquet behind the incoming ball and open the racquet-head slightly.  Then just lead with the lower edge of the frame and hit straig...

May 10, 2014

Very early in my coaching career I realized that looking at groundstrokes as forehand and backhand just wasn't enough to develop high performance players.  Each incoming ball is different, each forehand and backhand are different, so the key to a successful tennis expe...

April 25, 2014

This progression is the best way to improve your volley technique.  Each exercise focuses on an important technical aspect of the volley and playing against the wall allows you to hit a great number of balls in a very short amount of time.

This progression is courtesy o...

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