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GLTF Fall Tennis Academy "Road to 4.5": The Serve & Volley!!!

  • 03 Nov 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • San Francisco State University
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  • Active GLTF New Members- 6 months or less.
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Fall Tennis Academy - The "Road to 4.5": The Serve & Volley!!!

“The Road To 4.5” is designed for USTA rated 4.0 players, helping them add strategies and techniques that are used in 4.5 match play.  

What is it: 2-hour sessions with instructions and drills.  Sessions will focus on specific techniques and/or strategies to get you on your way to being a 4.5 level player. 

Perfect for: Current USTA 4.0 rated Men & Women

Instructor: Local pro Tim Connolly

Date & Times: Saturdays - November 3 from 10am – 12pm @ SF State

Cost:  Each session is $20 for new members (less than 6 months) and $25 for current members. 

Limit 8 people.  

4.5 doubles is all about the 2-up format, and being the first group to get 2 people to the net.  Not only does our doubles partner need to work on this strategy, so do we.

• we will break the serve and volley down to 4 components

• we will tackle one common learning curve issue within each component

• we will update our assumptions about the serve we should use when serving and volleying

• we will work on a jump serve

• we will work on short-hop, half-volley

• we will work on serving to a particular spot to help us serve and volley well

• we will learn better court coverage

For new members (less than 6 months), email for promotion code. 

For Questions, please email

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