Next Level 250 Series

Thank you for attending Lesson 5 of our 8 week Training Series! Please note that lessons do not have to be taken in numerical order. You are welcome to start anytime during the 2 month rotation.
Here are your notes and homework from class. Keep practicing to solidify all you learned.
Looking forward to seeing you next week!


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Punch Volley Mechanic

  • Good ready position with paddle out in front and elbow in front of torso
  • Soft Hand, Soft Stable Wrist, Soft Body = Don’t lock your weight down – Feel the Flow
  • Contact point out in front about 12″ in front of your toes
  • No big backswing – just turn and punch
  • Balls coming straight at your body are a backhand volley

Volley Grinder Drill

  • Stand straight across the net from your partner
  • Start a cooperative volley rally
  • Count how many in a row you can volley without messing up
  • Keep trying to improve your highest rally count!

Ready Position & Paddle Up!

  • Athletic stance
    • Feet shoulder width apart
    • Light bend in the knees
    • Slight hinge forward from the hips- don’t get chest facing the ground
  • Square up to the ball
  • Paddle Up!
    • Out in front of sternum with elbow out in front of your body

Watch this video from Head Pro Suzee Anderson about ready position:  Click Here for Video