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Tennis Serve – Can you do this?

You can hold you breath until your face goes blue and your ears pop-out but, your tennis service will not get any better until you can do this before contact with the ball:

Professional, advanced or the mother of all records, they all do the same
Professional, advanced or the mother of all records, they all do the same

Yes, without the hatchet position before ball contact your serve will always be a lame proposition!

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Professional, teacher or ‘It’s one-on-one out there, man. There ain’t no hiding. I can’t pass the ball.’, must use the hatchet position!
Look at the racket butt and the direction it is aiming at.
Look at the racket butt and the direction it is aiming at. Copy that.

Now go in front of the mirror (please don’t break it!) and practice this part of your serve, it will do wonders for your improvement!

Keep improving your game!

Sergio Cruz

Understanding the tennis serve pronation – Sampras, Federer, Williams, Rodick, Gulbis, Wawrinka

Understanding the tennis serve pronation:
Sampras
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Federer
Roger-service-pronation
Pete contact lef to right motion:
Sampras-service-contact
Federer Contact left to right motion:
Federer-service-Contact
Pete, Pronation:
Sampras-full-pronation
Federer
Roger-service-full-pronation
Gulbis
Gulbis-full-service-pronation
Roddick (an effective mess!)
Roddick-service-pronation
Venus
The Championships - Wimbledon 2008 Day Four
Gulbis – Wawrinka – Pronation and Left-hand use.
Gulbis-wawrinka-service-pronation
Enjoy.