The final video in our beginner serve series, I go over control and variation, helping you understand the importance of placement over power. We go back to my basketball days as a kid and play a tennis version of the classic game HORSE.

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In this second of three videos, I talk about the importance of dropping your racquet head (and your body) to hit better volleys. We also touch on aim and directional control before giving you a couple of drills you can use to tighten up your volleys.  

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In this, the second lesson in our Beginner Serve Series, I talk about some basic rules, how to determine who starts serving in a match, and how to get some basic control over your aim and direction.  I also give you a simple drill you can use to get your serves up, running and ready to go for your first match!

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Never served before? Start here. This is the first lesson is our Beginner Serve series. I'll show you a few things about the serve, explain a couple of rules, and give you an easy, 1-2-3 method of serving that will get you started quickly and successfully.

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The first of three lessons on the beginner volley. I teach you what a volley is, a few important things to know about volleys, and how to hit a volley. Then I throw a drill in there for you to practice.

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