The Fundamentals of the Serve

Learn the three fundamentals of developing a perfect serve from the masters of the modern game.

Chip Brooks, the director of the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy shows you the proper grip, preparation and follow through to develop a serve that aces the competition.

Over the past 30 years, the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy has proven itself as the world's premier tennis training facility for players of all ages and ability levels.

By utilizing a mix of on-court training and off-court strategy sessions, experienced and encouraging full-time coaches and an energetic and global campus feel, the IMG Bollettieri Weekly Tennis Camps follow the Academy's legacy of producing tennis champions.

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Nick Bollettieri founded the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy in 1978, the first full-time tennis boarding school to combine intense training on the court with a custom-designed academic curriculum. He has coached 10 players who have reached No. 1 in the world, including Andre Agassi, Boris Becker and Martina Hingis. To learn more, visit

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