Nick Bollettieri explains how and when to hit this specialty shot
Coaching Tennis Technical & Tactical Skills
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.
Playing Tennis After 50 eBook
Use sound technique to minimize shock to your body.
Breathe Strong, Perform Better
This exercise is good for postural control, and it involves the rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, and obliques.
This drill is good for getting the feel of the backswing, whether one-handed or two-handed.
Intermediate and advanced players can use the full-swing serve (figure 3.6) to put the ball in play.
Kettlebell Training eBook
Once you have become familiar with a proper warm-up and the introductory kettlebell movements, it�s time to learn the classical kettlebell lifts.
Developing the Core
Start by training the four basic trunk movement patterns with dynamic or static exercises. Beginners would do well to include exercises that train single-plane basic movement patterns.
Everywhere, things spin - heavenly bodies, subatomic particles, children�s toys, gyroscopes. Spinning is a fundamental action of the natural world.
The Tennis Drill Book 2nd Edition eBook
When developing a game plan, players should keep in mind five basic offensive shots. When players develop each of the following shots, they will have a package of offensive strengths with which to build an overall offensive game plan.