Tip of the day: Volley contact

Do you often find yourself getting into perfect position for a volley, only to thunk it straight back at your opponent and lose the point? Or, even worse, do you miss the ball completely?

If so, fear not: the excellent video below, which comes courtesy of coach Blair Henley and Tennis Now, shows how to get the best contact possible on you volley by holding the racket slightly higher than the incoming ball and making the most of the momentum of your forward step. This naturally creates more backspin and, therefore, more control.

About Max Figgett

Max is a writer for Tennis Talent and the owner of a pretty decent forehand, if he says so himself.

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