The serve and volley tactic may have gone out of fashion when a new group of aggressive baseline hitters like Nadal and Djokovic broke onto the circuit, but there is still good reason to get your players' net ability up to scratch.
Use this session plan to get your players' skilled at playing high and low volleys with accuracy close to the net so they can be confident in dominating their service box.
By developing your players' ability to implement one of the game's most exhilarating skills into their game it will give them another attacking option and make them a more complete tennis player.
Net play is a brilliant skill to introduce into your players' armoury and this plan will ensure they understand how to get into position whether returning a volley from the service line, moving closer to the net after a volley or balanced on the outside leg for difficult volleys.
Using predominantly forehand drills the session also incorporates backhand stroke play, reaction training, and game awareness to implement proper tactical decisions according to their own, or opposition's, position player on the court.
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