Backhand Volley Challenge - Part 6 of 11

02/10/2023 12:51pm 2 minute read

🎾Join in on our Backhand Volley Challenge! Challenge yourself and grow your skills. Part 6 of 11.

VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION: Hi, I'm Brian Teacher and welcome back to Full Court Tennis. Today on the 6th step of the Backhand Volley Challenge, I'm going to show you what to do when the ball is hit directly right at you. Well, you got to set the wrist and get out of the way and then get back into it quickly. We see right here he did a little quick light little sidestep to the right with pivot of left foot releasing the leg. The wrist is set and he's going to push into that right leg for righty and press into the hit and just press and try to stay forward and land into left foot. Keep the feet light all the time moving because it’s quick and you need good balance and simple movements so just keep practicing this right there. The ball comes right in the middle of you.You first step out to the right with your right foot for a righty and set the wrist right there simultaneously. It has to happen just like this and the hand stays in front of your body right here. You have to just press through the right foot and the hit with your wrist laid back and land forward onto your left leg .You don't have time to take any backswing. You got to just get out of the way and get back into it and be set and be precise right there, light on the feet. Set the wrist, step out of the way quickly  and then press forward. Look at that the  elbow is bent and then you just extend the hand  down through with the wrist back, the elbows straightened and the shoulder comes through. Stay through the hit and try to stay forward. Practice at least 15 minutes a day until you master each step. Post your progress to the full court feed and or hire a coach in App for a virtual lesson. Stay focused, enjoy the process and always listen to your body.

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