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Deep balls: move back vs stay close to the baseline
« on: January 28, 2015, 02:01:04 AM »
Here is a short info about responding to the deep balls

Deep balls: move back vs stay close to the baseline

MOVE BACK
+ More time for preparation
+ Higher point of contact
+ Ability to hit aggressively
- More movement
- Longer distance for the bal to travel

STAY CLOSE TO THE BASELINE
+ Reduce opponent reaction time
+ Shorter distance to move to the net after successful shot
+ Playing with opponent power
- More errors
- Bending knees deeply
- Shortening the backswing
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