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Old 01-21-2013, 06:20 PM   #221
Chas Tennis
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Also, hitting the ball with your weight(mass) moving forward rather than swinging makes for some of the most spectacularly power volleys I have ever hit. It's amazing really how much hurt you can put on the ball with a step forward and a slight forward movement of the racquet. It's really a shame I don't typically move properly up to net and I like to swing too much.
I agree.
An instruction video, Volley Secrets, that supports the view of step forward as you volley.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJb954_II7c

Why do you think moving forward relatively slowly at maybe 10-15(?) feet per second, slow compared to the ball velocity, adds so much stick to your volley?

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