Technical Guidelines of the Net Game

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Forehand Topspin Volley Swing Path

The swing path for this topspin volley starts around head height. The racquet moves back and down before moving steeply up to contact.  The contact point in this clip is way above the head. As with any heavy topspin shot, the wrist and ...

Two-handed Backhand Topspin Volley

The topspin volley is used in match play as a transition shot from the baseline to the net when players face high slow balls. The contact point is about shoulder level. The player should move through the shot and accelerate the racquet h...

Forehand Topspin Volley

The topspin volley is used in match play as a transition shot from the baseline to the net when players face high slow balls. The contact point is about shoulder level. The player should move through the shot and accelerate the racquet h...

Forehand Half Volley

The forehand half volley requires a very short backswing and a low preparation. The racquet head remains parallel to the net to assure solid contact right after the bounce. The swing is forwards and upwards, and the contact point is belo...

Backhand Half Volley

A one handed backhand volley is a nice addition to the game of a two-handed player.  The same goes for a one handed half volley. Just as with the forehand half volley, the backhand half volley requires a very short backswing and a low p...

High Finishing Forehand Volley

In this analysis we see a player hitting a high volley. Contact is in front of the body around shoulder level. There is very litle wrist movement and the arm is firm. The backswing is compact with a slight shoulder rotation. The playe...

One-handed Backhand Volley from the Side

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 ...

Classic Overhead Front View

A basic overhead moving backwards is part of the standard skills needed to play tennis. The player has to turn and start the backswing as soon as possible and move laterally to get under the ball. The backswing is short as the racquet mo...

The Forehand Building Volley

The animation shows the path of the racquet on a building forehand, a first volley as the player approaches the net.  On these type of volleys the swing is longer, especially the follow through because in general the ball has to travel ...

Backhand Topspin Volley Swing Path

The swing path of this topspin Backhand volley starts about head height. The lowest point of the swing is about hip height. You can clearly see the use of the wrists at the end of the backswing. The swing moves steeply up to contact befo...

Backhand Half Volley Swing Path

Just as with the forehand half volley, the backhand half volley uses a very compact backswing. The racquet drops on the backswing and then moves up and forwards to contact.  At contact the racquet head is parallel to the net. ...

The Forehand Half Volley Swing Path

The half volley uses a very short backswing starting very close to the ground. The racquet moves down and then up and forwards through contact.  Half volleys are played with little topspin and a firm wrist. To get access to t...

The Backhand Drop Volley Swing Path

As with every slice shot, the swing starts above the contact point with the racquet head above the wrist and descends stepply to contact.  There is practically no forward momentum on the racquet head and hte racquet head moves slightly ...

The Drop Volley Swing Path

The swing path of the forehand drop volley is similar to other drop shot swings, weather in the air or after the bounce. The swing starts with a very short backswing and the racquet head above the wrist. The racquet swings down to find t...