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Organization

Progression I

Footwork:                               Service:

  • Running over cones         Volley
  • Side-ways over cones      Low ball off ground
  • Side shuffle                        High balls off ground
  • Front shuffle                       High balls off ground

Progression II

  • Front shuffle                        1. Volley 2. High ball off ground
  • Front shuffle                        1. Volley 2. Collapse save outside

Coaching points:

Footwork:

Quick footwork

Balance

Maintain control of body

Power hop before service

Good set position: Balls of your feet, bent knees, chest forward, palms facing the shot

Handling:

Decide to catch or parry

Soft hands

Take the ball early

Secure the ball

 

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