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Next Level 300 Series

Next Level 300 Series Lesson #5

Thank you for attending Lesson 5 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!

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 feet away

  • 1 min forehand volleys only against the wall

  • 1 min backhand volleys only against the wall

  • 1 min alternating forehand and backhand against the wall


Overhead Mechanic

watch this video from our Pro Suzee Anderson about hitting overheads:  Click Here for Video


Partner Feed Overhead Drill

  • 1 player at the Non Volley Zone and 1 Player mid court and off to the side to allow hitting path

  • Mid Court Player tosses or hits a lob to Non Volley Zone Player

  • NVZ Player hits overhead smash

  • Make it harder by setting out targets

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