Workshop: Return of Serve

I. Demonstration of Typical Return of Serve

II. First-Strike Tennis — the Attacking Return

III. Three Elements of a Modern Return

A. Positioning & Footwork
B. Technique
C. Tactics

IV. Positioning & Footwork

A. Static vs. Dynamic Balance

V. Technique

A. Short-hop (Half-Volley)

VI. Tactics

A. Percentages
B. Opponent Tendencies
C. Situation

VII. Drills & Practice Routines

A. Footwork/Technique Drill
B. Tactical Drill
C. Relevance of Short-Court Play to the Return of Serve

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