My 5 Favorite Serving Videos

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  1. lendl1986

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    Of the 100s of videos to help you improve your serve on YouTube, I’ve found these to be the most succinct and useful:

    Fix Your Ball Toss
    http://youtu.be/ssW6aoRfQXM

    What you’ll learn:

    • Where to toss the ball for maximum serve power and consistency.
    • How to toss the ball to the same spot, every time.

    Serve from the “Trophy Position”
    http://youtu.be/C6hqLXc-8Lo

    What you’ll learn:

    • How to get the elbow and racquet away from the body to reach the classic “trophy” position.
    • The drill that made a radical improvement to one junior player’s serve in just a few days.

    Learn the “kick” serve.
    http://youtu.be/j34COa_LFKg

    What you’ll learn:

    • The grip that creates extra topspin.
    • How to “arch” the toss over your head.
    • The unique finishing point that adds extra “kick.”

    Prevent injury.

    http://youtu.be/GgdXawklcZk

    What you’ll learn:

    • Why aiming your chest “to the sky” is critical to your shoulder’s health.

    Serve with fluidity.

    http://youtu.be/wXkAK_iFBuQ

    What you’ll learn:

    • How a loose and fluid motion makes effortless power.
    • Using the legs, hips, shoulder, and wrist (not the arm) to generate racquet speed.

    Bonus Video: 145 MPH Serve!

    http://youtu.be/p_o33L89aEg?t=1m

    From my latest blog entry on serve training:
    http://volleycam.com/tennis-serve-training
     
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  2. NLBwell

    NLBwell Legend

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    Thanks for the links.
     
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  3. ShoeShiner

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    Thank you.
     
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  4. directionals

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    Very nice!
     
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  5. waves2ya

    waves2ya Rookie

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    These are good tips/vid's - thank you.

    TennisOne is having a promotion where you can take, free of charge through 12/31/2012, Doug King's "Double Helix Serve" online course. Send a note to t1staff@tennisone.com if interested (or go to site: www.tennisone.com)...

    I'm not affiliated in anyway - but the breadth of the course is remarkable and offer, generous.
     
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  6. Head Pegger

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    thats some goodstuff
     
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  7. v-verb

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    Thanks - great stuff and much appreciated
     
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