gather and pause

after your spotting preparation on the serve it is important that you have a gathering of your hands and pause for a beat– taking a deep breath there is a big help

side 4

on the toss release some players make a side 4– thumb up seals the right door — rest of the fingers seal the left door– the ball only comes out the top door

throw a ball

when you throw a ball the motion is up and out– on the serve that should be your motion

front foot

to get the rotation for the over shoulder finish you need to open the front hip up by having the front foot slightly toward the net

drive the slice

the slice should be a power drive shot with acceleration after you make contact you should drive out on the follow through