Specialty Shots: Useful Strokes for All Situationsby Eric Wammock
All strokes and shots in tennis are variations of the four major strokes - the volley, the forehand, the backhand and serve. In this instructional tennis coaching course, Eric Wammock shares how your body position, or your position on the court, can create a need for specialty shots. Wammock explores all of the most used (and most useful!) specialty shots and shows you how to practice them and when to use them for maximum advantage.
he Approach Shot and the Put Away Shot are taught in detail for both the forehand and backhand. Also covered are the Lob, the Buggy Whip, the Dropshot, and Angle Volley, a Stab Volley, Slices, a Half Volley, Running Down a Lob and a fun one - the 'Tweener.'
You will be a better teacher and your players will all benefit from the lessons in this course.
Eric Wammock has more than 30 years experience in the tennis industry.
He was most recently the Head Tennis Professional and Club Manager at
the top ranked Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, where he worked
for nearly 17 years. Eric has worked extensively with all age levels and
abilities during his professional career, from giving countless people
their very first tennis lesson to coaching nationally ranked players.
As a player, Eric was a college all-American and ITF Satellite Tour player. After he graduated as a JuCo All-American in Florida, he finished his playing career at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he later became the youngest D-I college head coach ever. In addition to being the USPTA South Carolina Pro of the Year, Eric has served on the USPTA's National Education Committee and has a specialist degree in Facility Management, having helped develop the program's curriculum.