In this video, we’re going over the perfect tennis serve contact point so that you can start hitting the cleanest, most consistent serves of your life. We’re...
The serve starts a point in tennis; the good news is that you get two chances to put the ball in play. When serving the first serve, stand behind the baseline between the center mark and the right sideline.
An easy way to check how the player imagines the contact on a tennis serve is to simulate the serve into a back fence. Slowly initiate your service motion from the beginning, and gently hit the fence and stop the racket there. Now check 4 key body positions/alignments: forearm/wrist angle; angle of your head; position of the non-hitting arm
Where is the ideal tennis serve contact point, and how do you hit it over and over again? USPTA Elite Professional, John Craig, shows you how and where to m...
The 3 major types of serves used in tennis are the flat (limited spin), slice (sidespin), and topspin “kick” serves (Figure 2). It is important to understand the differences in these serves and how they may affect the kinetic chain muscle activation patterns and summation of forces.
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A proper tennis serve stance is when your feet are positioned so that the front foot is pointing towards the right net post (for right-handers) and the back foot is parallel to the baseline.
A serve (or, more formally, a service) in tennis is a shot to start a point. A player will hit the ball with a racquet so it will fall into the diagonally opposite service box without being stopped by the net. Normally players begin a serve by tossing the ball into the air and hitting it (usually near the highest point of the toss).
In doubles, the player on the opposing team due to serve will serve these points. Players or teams switch ends of the court every six points (e.g. when the score is 4-2), and to score this tiebreak game, you use, “zero” “one”, “two”, “three”, etc. The first player or team to win seven points, by two, wins the tiebreak.