This episode of "On Court with USPTA" will show you how to get to the net off the approach and off of your opponent's second serve.
USPTA Professional and Grand Slam champion Hank Pfister will give you tips and share with you some of his secrets to help you master this skill. If you are a serve-and-volleyer you should get to the net at every opportunity. The key is to remember that you are not trying to hit a winner when you come in. Learn how to approach, where to hit the volley and where to stand on your opponent's second serve to maintain the offensive while keeping your opponent guessing.
In this instructional tennis course you will learn the backhand slice technique and where to hit the approach shot based on your court position. You will also discover where to stand when coming in off the second serve, the technique for the backswing, and where to direct the ball.
|2||Backhand Slice Technique 02:32|
|3||The Approach Shot 01:38|
|4||The Approach Shot pt2 05:01|
|5||How to Get to the Net Off Opponent's Second Serve 00:53|
|6||Where to Stand 01:01|
|7||The Backswing 00:35|
|8||Where to Hit 01:53|
|9||Slice Return 06:52|
|10||Approach Lesson 17:13|
|11||Approach Off of the Return Lesson 19:50|
|12||Backhand Slice Lesson 10:40|
|13||Bonus-Interview with Hank Pfister 18:15|
|14||Preview of Episode 51-Tactical Weapons for Tennis 01:06|
|15||Preview of Episode 73-Serve and Volley 00:43|
Hank Pfister is a former tennis player from the United States, who won two singles titles during his professional career. The right-hander reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on May 2, 1983, when he became World No. 19.
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