Playing on real and artificial grass

Playing on real and artificial grass

  1. Bend your knees for the lower bounce.
  2. Communicate with your partner when serving. It's a team game. Discuss where your partner is going to serve.
  3.  Slice is a good shot to use on grass keeps the ball low and makes your opponent play up.
  4. Always practice serving and returning. On fast courts these are the shots that are important within the game.
  5. Doubles is more often a game of mistakes due to 4 people being on court.
  6. Both players to hold their postions forcing opponents to make difficult shots.
  7. Server to serve to opponents weakness to create possible interception for net player.
  8. Serve down the middle to cut out angles.
  9. Follow the return off a short serve to the net.
  10. Net players to watch opponents. Do not turn round. Helps anticipation.Learn to read what the opponents are doing.

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