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The drop shot is a softly hit shot with backspin that falls onto the court just after clearing the net. It can be hit as an outright winner or to force an opponent to the net. This tactic is effective if the opponent is vulnerable at the net, or slow or out of condition.
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Being fit enough to endure a long match while pressuring your opponent could be the difference between winning and losing. Coaches know that good volleys are hit with the feet as well as the hands. You have to be in proper position to volley well. Therefore, training the legs is probably the most important activity you can participate in to become a good volleyer.
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The value of the drop shot is its element of surprise. This shot is hit well by players such as Novak Djokovic, who has an aggressive baseline game that mixes power with finesse.
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Unfortunately, tennis is full of stock teaching methodology that should be banished�well-intentioned, catchy phrases that have become dated or, worse yet, were never even correct to begin with.
These exercises are the key skills and techniques that you will build your programs around, as you will see later in the book.
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Objective: To help players develop quick thinking skills while hitting passing shots on the run.