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Next Level 250 Series

Next Level 250 Series Lesson #1

Thank you for attending Lesson 1 of our 8 week Training Series! Please note that lessons do not have to be taken in numerical order. You are welcome to start anytime during the 2 month rotation.
Here are your notes and homework from class. Keep practicing to solidify all you learned.
Looking forward to seeing you next week!

Ready Position

  • Athletic stance

    • Feet shoulder width apart

    • Light bend in the knees

    • Slight hinge forward from the hips- don’t get chest facing the ground

  • Square up to the ball – Point your body, toes and paddle wherever the ball is

  • Paddle Up!

    • Out in front of sternum with elbow out in front of your body


Watch this video from Pro Suzee Anderson to practice this technique:  Click for Video

Punch Volley Mechanic

  • Good ready position with paddle out in front and elbow in front of torso

  • Soft Hand, Soft Stable Wrist, Soft Body = Don’t lock your weight down – Feel the Flow

  • Contact point out in front about 12″ in front of your toes

  • No big backswing – just turn and punch

  • Balls coming straight at your body are a backhand volley


Wall Volley Drill

  • Stand in front of a wall about 5-6 ft away

  • Start controlled volleys against the wall

  • Part 1- forehands only

  • Part 2- backhands only

  • Part 3 – variety with forehand or backhand

  • See how many you can get in a row without messing up

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