to make the toss go forward the tossing arm with the body needs to angle in
Archive for February, 2012
when you come in on a short ball you must not only come in but you must give yourself the the correct spacing to use your form– too far away or too close will not allow you to use your form– too many young players just charge in forgetting to align– watch Venus come in
these days on the volley you want to move through the shot with your whole body– your feet move through the hit instead of stopping
when you want to go to the net you must really go– you must make the service square or don’t bother– you can not sit and just watch your shot
When the toss is directly above you, then you land in the same spot you jumped from. Of course this player (Smychk, I think) knows this and is exchanging pace and pounds on the ball for a toss that allows for more spin options, which considering his low height is pretty sensible.
on the serve one of the ways to pre engage the wrist is to open the face of the racquet to the sky at the start — Edberg did this and many have copied