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How to Hit a Volley in Tennis – Technique and Drills

A volley is one of the most underrated strokes in tennis. It is the stroke which is more often used in doubles than in singles. Volleys are crucial when it comes to finishing off points and also keeping the rallies short. In this article, the technique behind a volley is going to be broken down into three simple steps to make for easy understanding.

How to Choose a Tennis Racquet

When choosing a tennis racquet, there is A LOT to consider. This includes head size, racquet weight and string pattern. In this article, we will explain the importance of each of these factors and go in to detail in what type of racquet may suit you the best depending on your ability and style of play.

The Technology of Tennis

Technology continues to evolve in almost every aspect of life – and tennis is no exception to this. This includes the advancements of tennis racquets, tennis shoes, tennis strings, hawk-eye technology and telemetry sensors.

How does Tennis compare to other sports for fitness?

It goes without saying that tennis is definitely one of the more physically demanding sports out there. The amount of strain that is put on the shoulders, legs, hips, etc. is almost unmatched in any sport. However, every sport requires a different type of fitness training which is suitable for that specific sport.

Our Coaching Methodology: ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Program (3-12 years old)

[Sport is a vital part of childhood development, through sports, the child improves not only their fundamental motor skills but the ability to socialise with their peers. They learn about teamwork and of course, about individual roles. Additionally, through sports, children acquire values, these values can be helpful in a sporting environment but also transferable …

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25 Fun Facts About The Australian Open To Impress Your Friends

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The Importance of a Return of Serve Routine

Many times I’m down at the courts and I see players practising their Ground Strokes, Volleys and Serves but neglecting to practise their Return of Serve. When playing matches your first priority is to hold your serve but if your Return Game is poor, you will never get a look in on your opponent’s serve and the best result for you can hope for is being taken to a tie-break