Training /  Zero to Hero: Pairs volley practice (45mins)

    • Description:

      Focus on the primary technical elements of the volley, thinking about timing, footwork, & racket preparation. Aim to keep the volleys soft & high to start with, increasing pace and moving further away from the front wall as you improve.

    • Exercise Notes:Work for 4mins, and then switch positions with your partner.

    • Minutes on exercise:8:00

    • Description:

      Focus on the key technical elements of the volley, thinking about timing, footwork, & racket preparation. Aim to keep the volleys around the service line or above, to allow time for your partner to react.

    • Exercise Notes:Work for 4mins, and then switch positions with your partner. Complete both sides.

    • Minutes on exercise:16:00

    • Description:

      Focus on the key technical elements of the volley, thinking about timing, footwork, & racket preparation.

    • Exercise Notes:Work for 4mins, and then switch sides.

    • Minutes on exercise:8:00

    • Description:

      In the 1st game, the next shot after a short volley must go back above the service line. For the 2nd game, the response to a short volley can be any shot (e.g. drop, kill, drive), with the next shot then above the line again.

    • Exercise Notes:Play each of the two games to 11 points

    • Minutes on exercise:12:00