The Right Way of serving?

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  1. libiss

    libiss New User

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    I have heard around the block and sites, that your suppose to serve the ball two feet in front of you. Well I serve, or toss, side of me. Is it a big different serving in front of you, two feet in front, or the side on the serve?
     
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  2. AceofBase

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    There's no way of serving, as long as you can get it the way you want. Front of you for flatter serve, to the right for a slice, to the left for topspin, and all of this is for a right hand. Just depend what work best for you!
     
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  3. dricas24

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    to the left for topspin (kicker) Do I just hit it the same way as if I'm trying to hit a flat serve or do I have to hit it the way I do a slice serve? Ive read articles about topspin serve but I go out and try to do it with terrible results.
     
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  4. AceofBase

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    For a topspin, its more like a slice but you have to slice upward brushing up the ball, just do the same as your slice serve but brush up and toss it to the left side instead of the right. My older brother can slice serve the ball and yet still get a fast ball like in the mid range of 100-120 mph. I guess he toss the ball abit in front but more to the right side. Try tossing the ball different places to get use to it and try to toss variety it to get the most power or most spin.
     
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  5. burosky

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    A 110 mph slice serve. A 110 mph flat serve is hard enough to hit. Slice? I envy your brother's serve. I wish I had one of those. That alone would immediately put me at the top of the 4.5s in my area maybe even bump me up to 5.0.
     
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  6. libiss

    libiss New User

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    Plus what a kick also...
     
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  7. dricas24

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    I dont see how it is possible to brush the ball up.....
     
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  8. flame08

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    people that say I can brush my ball up have seen too much of Prince of Tennis!
     
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