The first step to becoming a confident net player is making sure the opponent cannot beat you with the easiest shot in their arsenal, the lob. If you are one of those players that panics every time you see a lob coming at you, you are in the right section.
With a little practice, you will start seeing lobs as what they are... a perfect opportunity to win the point.
1 vs 2
Agility and Speed
Approach Shot Tactics
Coordination and Balance
Fitness Warm up
Functional Warm Up
Green Ball Stage
Kids on Court
Learning from the Best
Live Ball Drill
Mobility and Flexibility
Mobility and Flexibity
Net Play Tactics
Orange Ball Stage
Pre-Match Warm Up
Preparing the Body
Red Ball Stage
Rhythm and Timing
Swing Path Animation
Technical Guideline of Backhand
Technical Guideline of Forehand
Technique of Backhand
Technique of Backhand Volleys
Technique of Forehand
Technique of Forehand Volleys
Technique of Groundstrokes
Technique of Return
Technique of Serve
Technique of Volleys
Tennis over 50
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The general tule is to always hit a forehand overhead when you can. However, once in a while the lob will come so quickly that a forehand overhead is not possible. In those cases a player has to be prepared to hit a backhand overhead. Th...
As in any other stroke in tennis, the backswing needs to match the situation. When the lob is low and fast, the backswing needs to be be short. When the lob is higher, a medium swing will do the job and finally when the lob is very high ...
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