Equipment to practice serve?

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  1. jackzon

    jackzon Rookie

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    I've been having a great time with my Practicehit working on forehands and backhands. For someone who can't get out to the courts every day it's a blessing.

    So the question is: has anyone invented/marketed a device for practicing serves?
     
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  2. James Brown

    James Brown Semi-Pro

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    yeah..its called a racquet, a ball hopper (or just a bunch of balls, albeit this is less convenient) and some ball cans or whatever you choose for targets.
     
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  3. Bungalo Bill

    Bungalo Bill G.O.A.T.

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    You can get a sturdy but flexible string/rope and attach it to a tennis ball. You can swing this around simulating your serving motion. Make the string aboout the length of your racquet or a little more to compensate for the ball.
     
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  4. Frank Silbermann

    Frank Silbermann Professional

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    serve against a backboard

    Serve against a backboard. It's great for developing the motion, because there's no concern about guiding the ball into the box.
     
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  5. gmlasam

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  6. gmlasam

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    Re: serve against a backboard

    To help develop the motion, you can can also use a rolled up sock instead of a tennisball. You can do it in your backyard and not worry about chasing any balls or hitting anything.
     
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