THE SLICK SERVE. In this video, former ATP top 100 player, Jeff Salzenstein, shows you how to hit the "SLICK" serve, a combination sliceand kick serve that is a favorite of many top pros. The "SLICK" provides the margin over the net and high bounce of the kick serve, while also creating the sliding action of the slice serve. Learn where to toss the ball and how to angle your racquet to hit this shot effectively. This is a must serve for all serve and volley players and doubles players, because it give servers a bit more time to close the net for the first volley. Watch this video today and get the "slick" attack working for you....Read more
HITTING OVERHEADS OFF HIGH DEFENSIVE LOBS.
Sometimes your opponent throws up a deep high lob from a defensive position. Usually you have to move back and let these lobs bounce before playing them. Learn how to turn those potentially defensive positions back into offense by hitting the overhead off the bounce.
Getting The Right Serving Base - Success Starts With Your Stance
GETTING THE RIGHT SERVING BASE - SUCCESS STARTS WITH YOUR STANCEFormer top 100 ATP pro Jeff Salzenstein teaches the ideal stance or base for consistent, powerful, accurate serves. In this video, you will learn the difference between the pinpoint and platform stance, and Salzenstein will explain why he prefers one over the other. There is also a drill that will help you develop a reliable base for serving, and help you build your serve into a powerful weapon from the ground up.
Overhead Movement Drill 1
OVERHEAD MOVEMENT DRILL 1
Learn how to move back effectively for overheads and recover quickly back to your net position with this simple “up & back” drill.
1st Move For Great Serves - Delay The Serving Hand
1ST MOVE FOR GREAT SERVES - DELAY THE SERVING HAND. Former ATP top 100 pro Jeff Salzenstein will teach you the keys to improving your serve. In this video, "The Serve Surgeon" dispels one of the biggest serving myths: Down Together, Up Together. This serving mantra has been used by tennis teachers for decades, but Salzenstein demonstrates why great servers actually delay the serving hand when they serve, focusing first on the toss and then following with the serving hand. Learn the most effective positions for the hands and elbow in this informative lesson by one the world's best teachers.
Generate Easy Power On The Serve - Harnessing The Coil and Racquet Drop
GENERATE EASY POWER ON THE SERVE - HARNESSING THE COIL AND RACQUET DROP. Former top 100 ATP pro Jeff Salzenstein will show you how to generate easy power on the serve by maximizing your coil and ensuring a relaxed racquet drop. In this video, Salzenstein explains how your base effects your coil, and why a great coil is important for a great serve. He also shows how to develop a relaxed racquet drop that results in maximum racquet head speed on the serve. Watch this video and turn your serve into a game changing weapon.
The Role Of Pronation On The Serve (And The Sampras Secret)
THE ROLE OF PRONATION ON THE SERVE (AND THE SAMPRAS SECRET). Former top 100 ATP Pro Jeff Salzenstein demystifies the role of pronation on the serve, and explains how it can help your serve improve. In this video, you will learn how your serving grip actually effects your ability to pronate your forearm on the serve, and he'll explain the pros and cons of using different grips. An finally, Salzenstein reveals what he call "The Sampras Secret", a move he credits for Pistol Pete's dominant serve when he was at the top of the game.
For Great Serves, Focus On A Great Finish
FOR GREAT SERVES, FOCUS ON A GREAT FINISH. Former top 100 ATP Pro Jeff Salzenstein explains why focusing on your serve finish first can actually start you out on the path to a great serve. In this video, he will show you the two finishes, one where you don't jump on the serve and one where you do. In both cases, he stresses the importance of a balanced finish. Get you serves off to a great start by focusing on your finish, and turn your serve into an effective weapon.
Slice Serve Placement
SLICE SERVE PLACEMENT. Great servers are like great baseball pitchers - they always keep their opponents guessing on what serve is coming next. To do that requires the ability to hit different serves to different spots. In this video, former ATP top 100 player, Jeff Salzenstein, shows you how to develop excellent placement on the slice serve. Learn to hit the "can opener" wide or the slice "up the T". Practice the drill in this video and you will soon be keeping your opponents off balance and producing weak returns that allow you to attack and win more matches.
How To Hit A Slice Serve
HOW TO HIT A SLICE SERVE. In this video, former ATP top 100 player, Jeff Salzenstein, teaches you how to hit an effective slice serve. Whether using the slice as a first or second serve, you need to master the fundamentals of this serve to use it with consistent results. Learn the best grip to use, where to position the toss and how to finish your body rotation to maximize the spin and slicing action of your serve. Watch this video to add this all-important weapon to your serving arsenal.
How To Hit A Kick Serve
HOW TO HIT A KICK SERVE. In this video, former ATP top 100 player, Jeff Salzenstein, shows you how to hit an effective kick serve. The kick serve is an essential shot for competitive players because it allows you to attack on the serve with good margin over the net. Learn how to coil the body, where to position the elbow, how to angle the racquet face at contact and how to finish for an effective kick serve. You won't want to miss this essential serving lesson.
Develop A Winning Serve Routine
DEVELOP A WINNING SERVE ROUTINE. All great servers have a consistent routine they follow before every serve. They are like baseball pitchers getting ready on the mound. The pre-serve routine includes positioning the feet on the line, bouncing the ball and looking at the target in a repeatable, consistent way. Raphael Nadal wipes the sweat off his brow in a consistent pattern and Andy Roddick used to pull up the sleeve on his shirt before serving. Boris Becker used to rock in precisely the same way before unleashing his bombs and rushing the net. In this video, Jeff Salzenstein will teach you how to develop your winning serve routine.