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How can you improve your volleys in tennis?

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2005-10-26 22:50:40
2005-10-26 22:50:40

There are several drills and activities you can do to improve your volleys. The key is to work on your reaction time and volley technique. Following are two drills that may help to improve your volleys. Many people think that volleys should always be hit hard. This is not the case. A soft, extreme sharp angled following can be very powerful. So work on volley finesse. This will help to add more then one type of volley in your game and keep your opponent guessing. Stand at the doubles alley of the ad side of the court. Yes, you are on the outside alley line. Have a partner stand directly across the net from you. Your hitting partner will face you and be ready to hit some volleys! Begin a rally by hitting volleys back and forth to each other as you shuffle horizonatlly across the court. Stop when you reach the other alley. Try to get across the court without messing up. Do this drill for your backhand as well. Finesse is important, but quick hands are a must. John McEnroe is known for his "quick hands" and awesome volleys. He can read his opponent's shots and reacts like lightning to their shots. To begin this drill, start on the

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