Serving advice needed :)

Discussion in 'Tennis Tips/Instruction' started by keven01, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. keven01

    keven01 New User

    Jan 26, 2013
  2. SystemicAnomaly

    SystemicAnomaly G.O.A.T.

    Feb 25, 2006
    Stuck in the Matrix somewhere in Santa Clara CA
    Only took a quick look at one of the videos. Not bad at all.

    Your tossing hand should continue upward after the ball release. you tend to stop it right away and/or pull it down too quickly. Take a look at the pros. After the ball release, the tossing hand keeps moving upward so that the arm assumes a vertical position. This gets your front shoulder higher for a better shoulder tilt for your trophy position.

    The extended hand also provides a better reference (measuring too) for your toss. It helps you to better determine the quality and location of your toss. It should also provide a better indication for when you should swing at the ball. Do not pull your extended arm down until your racket head drops from the trophy position down to the scratch position.
  3. LeeD

    LeeD Bionic Poster

    Dec 28, 2008
    East side of San Francisco Bay
    Lookin good...
    Only thing I see that is are swinging slower on your second serves. Since you add much more spin, you need to swing faster on your second serves can. You can because a spinny serve is led by the leading edge of the frame, so it's not presenting a full face, and it's more aerodynamic.

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