Volley Tennis Rules (The Basics) Serving: - Must be underhand - Servers feet need to be behind the service line - Serve must go to Center Forward - Center Forward must let it bounce before hitting over the net - A second serve is allowed if the first does not make it over SCORING -Rally scoring will be used.
Your body steps into the ball a little bit more, and you should be able to control the volley to the left or to the right and start to control the ball either deep or short in the court. This is done by taking different-sized steps. The harder you step and the harder you squeeze the grip, the farther the ball goes.
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The volley is a timing-oriented shot with the power transitioning upwards through your legs and not through your arms. When it comes to volleying in tennis, there are two main aspects which you need to focus on: Split step: A split step is a general stance which professional tennis player get into when facing a lofted shot. When in split step stance, make sure to stay on the balls of your feet.
A volley in tennis can be very effective especially if your opponent doesn't have excellent footwork or speed. A well performed volley can easily win the point or set up a winning shot.
So what is a volley in tennis? A volley stroke is where the ball is hit out of the air before it bounces on the court. The term “volley” encompases both the forehand volley stroke and backhand volley stroke. Technically a volley can be played from just about any position but usually it’s hit when a player is closer to the net.
The volley allows you to attack after serves or approach the net following a deep groundstroke shot to your opponent. This makes it possible for you to finish off a point more quickly. The volley differs from other shots in that it does not involve a full swing. You should aim to swing at the shot as little as possible.