The half-volley is a shot that is learned through experience. Coach Mauro is going to show you one of the fastest ways to shorten your 'learning curve' in this video!
"Keep your head up!" We've yelled this to ourselves in frustration when serving...but there's another 'head' you should keep up when you are volleying - your racket head! In this video, Coach Mauro is going to explain and demonstrate the how & why behind it all!
The backhand volley is actually a pretty simple shot: get your shoulders turned, and time the strike of the ball with the step of your opposite foot as you step into it; but what happens when you are trying to volley a HIGH ball to your backhand side? Coach Mauro is going to show you what to do!
In this video, Coach Mauro is going to explain and demonstrate one of THE most crucial elements of volley preparation - the split-step. It is also the 6th Law of Tennis Success - so yeah, pretty important stuff! A proper split-step will speed up your reaction time at the net, and get you into proper position to put away your volleys with authority!
There are four stages to proper positioning for volleys - in this video, Coach Mauro is going to tie together some things that you have learned individually in your full volley course - and help you to bring everything together successfully!
When you are approaching the net to volley, have you ever thought about exactly WHERE you should be positioning yourself to take the first volley as you move toward the ball in preparation to hit the shot? In this video, coach Mauro is going to show you how to make that choice effectively - so you can continually close in and win the point!