One-handed Backhand Volley from the Side

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In this technical demonstration we see a player hitting a medium high backhand voley.  In this type of volley the player makes contact with the ball between the hip and the shoulder and transfers his wieght forward from the left leg to the right leg as he swngs. The backswing is compact with a slight shoulder rotation. If the ball is slow the backswing will be longer. The players swings with an open racquet head separating his arms, just like on a backhand slice. The contact point should be in front of the body.
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