Needed: backboard/wall volley exercises

Discussion in 'Tennis Tips/Instruction' started by skierpaul, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. skierpaul

    skierpaul Rookie

    Apr 7, 2008
    Steamboat, CO
    I'm out with an injury which prevents me from running for a little while. I'd love to be able to work on my volleys during my downtime.

    I know that some people practice volleys against a backboard. How do you do it (how far away do you stand, and what kind of volley specifically do you hit) and what kind of drills do you like to do?
  2. crawl4

    crawl4 Rookie

    Mar 22, 2008
    i sometimes do it in my garage as im a pretty bad doesnt matter where you stand really just find out what suits you, i normally stand about 3 meters away as the ball comes back fairly quickly. When you are doing backhand volleys, try to just hit 1 then stop as the wall is to fast for the proper technique i find.

    as for drills i just hit for a while but if you look up on youtube or type in volley drills or something on google im sure you will find something.

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