Tennis Volley: Tips and Technique

For a volley with winning precision and placement, follow these tips and drills on how to hit a volley that secures match point.

The Lost Art of Chip and Charge

The Lost Art of Chip and Charge

Although it's quickly becoming a lost art form on the pro tour, the chip and charge is an invaluable tool for keeping the pressure on your opponent. Learn how with these expert tips.

The Rise of the Transition Volley

The Rise of the Transition Volley

Tennis is constantly evolving as players come up with bright ideas in response to new tactics and techniques. The newest general trend appears to be that of the aggressive baseliner additionally armed with the transition volley.

How to Volley Like the Pros

How to Volley Like the Pros

Federer and Nadal make it look like cake, but redirecting at the net takes incredible feel. Here's a lesson on using the secrets of the pros to gain the advantage at the net.

Nick's Tips: How to Volley on the Move

Nick's Tips: How to Volley on the Move

For success in difficult match situations, you must perfect your skills while on the run.

How to Overcome Your Fear of the Net

How to Overcome Your Fear of the Net

We've all been there: after an incredible approach shot, you miss that easy volley to seal the point. Why do you choke at the most crucial moments? It could be that you're afraid of the net.

The New Volley Paradigm

The New Volley Paradigm

Even in today's fast-paced game, opportunities still exist to attack the net. Find out how the all-around attacking style is making a comeback.

Tennis Video: How to Volley

A well executed volley can mean the difference between success or frustration during important points. Learn the proper grip and execution of the forehand volley from tennis expert Gilad Bloom.

Tennis Drill: 20-Ball Suicide

This drill is designed to increase stamina and push endurance limits, while practicing skills for proper execution on the move.

Tennis Drill: One Corner - Net

The goal of this drill is to give the net man a good workout while improving his volley skills. This is a basic drill for volleys, which emphasizes practicing the volley from a stationary position to perfect your technique.

Tennis Drill: Serve and Volley Crosscourt

This drill works on both serving accuracy and return accuracy. By limiting the area to play with, the players must learn to concentrate. Using competition also helps to keep the players motivated and working hard.

Tennis Drill: Volley to the Corners

Tennis is unpredictable and playing the net requires quick responses. This drill stresses footwork and fundamentals for success at the net. It also offers a good workout as you practice shot placement to the corners.

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