my god NO way! I can’t get a ball IN! What is this? it’s all going LONG!
Hey guys if this just resonated with you Then I got a solution for you in this
session I’m going to show you how to stop over hitting those serves
and how to get everything in that box again! Loads of tennis players tend to
hit the serve long over and over and they getting frustrated just like I did
couple seconds ago there are usually two major mistakes
again, two major problems that we need to address, we need to fix and I’m gonna
talk about them in this session so make sure you stay right until the end to
know exactly how we can fix this and you can start getting especially those first
serves in or at least not so far out there you always want to get it in the
box you want to aim for the targets and it gets very frustrating we just
hitting balls two three one two three meters out too far away we can’t control
it and all this. Number one most common thing is this one the player gets ready the player starts
throwing the ball he thinks he has the ball at the right position but by the
time he gets to the trophy shape the ball is behind him. When the ball is
behind you on the contact point you can see the angle of my racket – it’s open! If
your racket face will be open on the contact point guess what? It’s not gonna go in the box you gonna over hit 95% of the times! Yeah! You
gonna always over hit! If I have a racket in this angle I can never get it in
the box off. So player comes here, he’s got a ball toss he gets that position, but
because he moves forward if he has the pinpoint stance, he moves forward,
suddenly he’s not where he was on the ball toss, the body is much more
in front, much more further, closer to baseline, yeah! and then what happens is that ball is behind, HERE! ITs very hard to bring it down from there. because the ball on the contact point
was here, if you don’t put any spin here the effect (spin) on it, it’s not gonna go in the box!
The face of the racket is way too open yeah? So, we want to get again.. how to fix
it? The ball toss! The ball toss has to go more in front of you, so by the time you
get there, the racket on the contact point will be at the right angle, which is
again this one. The face of the racket, I always say to my players: Imagine the imaginary line, rope, coming from the middle of the racket of the sweet spot
and you would connect it in that box where you want to serve to with one
point in the box and you will get more or less this angle,
Something like this, if it will be too far front, then again you’re risking to hit the net, so you want
to have it here maximum here this already is too far behind and it’s going
to go out if you don’t put the spin on it of course, yeah? But here on this side is hard to
put it the spin, spin will be more on the second serve behind you here on top of
your head, not from the right side for the first serve as we’re talking about right
now. So, you want to fix the ball toss, you want to throw the ball more in front, so
by the time your body gets there, even if you have, even if you have a platform
stance it’s the same. Even on platform stance we go slightly kind of from here go
here from and of course sometimes it’s not just the ball toss, sometimes it’s just
the fact that that they actually throw the ball behind them, like this, They throwing the ball this way the old-style which is that ball
always goes behind you. You don’t want to throw it like this. You want to throw it
again, as we said before, in the line with a baseline, so the ball goes in
front of you. So I want to really focus on that ball toss and then we’re gonna
fix it! The moment I have a ball in front of me,
the moment I hit a ball with the right angle, that’s the moment when I’m gonna
get everything inside and also because at this moment, when I have this right
contact point, I can really close the racket down also. When I’m hitting ball
here, behind me, I cannot really close it, it’s very hard! I can close it when I’m
having it in front! Thats why when you see the pros they hitting ball in front and then right
after they closing the racket down and on the follow through, the bottom of the racket pointing the
net again. Because you really need to close the racket down, when you close
it that’s what’s gonna bring the ball down in the court. So, it’s two things. It is
the contact point in front and right angle of course closing the racket down. That
one! I was closing nicely and it goes right in the box. But if I’m gonna try
to do the same thing… but throwing having the bad ball toss again, having a ball
behind me, this is what’s gonna happen.. Im hitting almost a back fence.. and Im even trying to get it down but..its very hard…very hard to bring it down when you have a ball behind you… its almost impossible… So we always want to think about tennis also from the physical point of view, so again, we want to avoid this! We want to get the ball more in front! So, the ball for the first serve has to be really in front of you and you need to be able to close the racket down. On the second serve, you just have to
make sure, because on the second serve we know the ball is slightly behind us
now it’s normal, but because it’s on this side on top of my left shoulder, then its more natural to add that spin, so we
really want to make sure that you bring the racket up, you do the pronation there, you pronate, and you put enough spin on the ball, so that brings the ball down. And on the second serve you always look for that SOUND of that kick! So, if I would try second serve without spin, its
very hard again and the ball goes right in the back fence! There’s no way, cause the
ball is behind me, so if the ball is behind you on the second serve, always using that, Pronate! Racket from this position THERE! So you really spinning! Focus more on that spinning here! Like if you wanted to point the racket from
this position to that fence on the right-hand side.
The face of racket, and you prorate you can practice this without a ball,
Like this circle and you pronate. In this moment, my arm is pointing that fence. Or kind of ,where is
it? – 45 degrees to the fence. So, the contact point of course pointing to the court,
but after I let it go. Pronate! If I didn’t pronate, the racket would be like this. You want to pronate so face of the racket aims to that box.. So, two things to remember: The ball toss cannot
be behind us,especially on the first serve, very hard to get a ball inside the box,
you gonna be missing and overhitting every single time
as long as you have a ball here. Ball has to be in front! We want to get this right angle of the racket of
course and we want to be able to bring the face of the racket down to close it down, that follow through there. Its gonna bring the ball down but it’s only
possible to do if the ball is in front! So, the number-one most crucial element
again as we see and as we know is again the correct, the right ball toss! I want you to
focus on this just take the basket of the balls just like me, go two three four
hours a week and just work on one thing at the time, remember the repetition is
the KEY, but only the right repetition is the key if you if you’re hitting the
balls too far along think about it, what’s wrong what is not
wrong yeah?..You can even film yourself just like me, you put it you know on the
screen one video next to video of the pro and you can see the difference there,
it’s fantastic what we can do these days how we can train on our own. This is a
great time we are living in and we’re able to basically especially
serve, you can practice every day all day long, if you have the time for it.. If you find it beneficial, I hope you will, just
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10 thoughts on “Tennis Serve: How To Stop Hitting Serves Going Long I JM Tennis – Online Tennis Training Programs”

  1. Love your lesson! Can’t wait to work on my toss-which is always going behind me!! Can I come take lessons with you??

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  3. Great, but you don't seem to concentrate on the continental grip. Have you any tips for somebody who is trying to change from the forehand grip on the service, but finds the change very difficult?

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