Tennis is a quick game and being at the net is the fastest possible form of it. Positioning close to the net offers possibilities to finish the point early but to do it consistently, requires great technical and physical skills to deal with passing shots that can arrive with some serious heat.
What’s in the session?
Decision making is crucial to increase the chance of winning points at the net and these decisions have to be made quickly. Players need to groove these as automatic decisions. The more fluent the connection is, the more successful players will be, even in really challenging situations.
At the net, the most important factor that decides about the quality of the shot is control. More often than not, players don't have to generate any pace because the incoming ball already has it. That is why, the ability to control direction and depth while hitting out of the air is the area that players should dedicate more training time to.
To get more comfortable with using the slice in different situations on the court and to understand the factors that are related to executing a high quality slice shot.
Teach how to volley from different heights and get your players winning at the net!
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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