top of page

Next Level 300 Series

Next Level 300 Series Lesson #4

Thank you for attending Lesson 4 of our 12 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!

Serve Mechanic

  • Soft loose grip and arm

  • Contact point out in front low by your knee

  • Weight transfers forward into non paddle leg in front

  • Front shoulder and hip are positioned towards your target- follow through pointing at your target


Return Mechanic

  • Focus on contact point out in front.

  • Short Backswing- paddle butt to back hip

  • Stepping forward with non paddle leg on forehand and paddle leg with backhand.

  • Extending forward and not up.

  • Swing plane to the side – not pendulum swing


Serves & Returns 21 Drill

  • Place 3 cones on the sides of the service box to divide service box in three depths. Objective is to get returns deep past the cones.

  • Scoring: 1 point for zone closest to the NVZ, 2 points for middle zone, and 3 for zone closest to baseline. -1 point for any return that is in the net or out. Partners keep track of their own score.  Server and Returner are competing to see who can get to 21 first.


Return Collector Drill - Timed 1 min rounds

  • 1 player serves and 1 player hits returns back to server

  • Players count how many returns they get in the cross court service box in the 1 min rounds

  • Compete with just their partner or the whole group

    • Can create a mini tournament that winners stay on- keep cutting it down by winners until only 2 players are left to compete


We Would Love To Work With You Again!

Next Month’s Next Level Classes are ready for registration!  We would love to continue helping you to grow your game.  

bottom of page