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Squash Serve - How to Hit a Good Squash Serve
Be sure to think about exactly where on the front wall you want the ball to hit.
New to Squash? Learn These Definitions for...
This squash glossary explains common terms that you may hear your squash coach use. It can help you learn the language of the sport of squash, and speed your learning.
A Profile of Pickleball
Here is an overview of the easy-to-learn sport of pickleball. This short profile gives you a sense of the appeal of pickleball, its appropriateness for players of all ages, and the ease of starting to play this fun sport.
Learn the Rules of Racquetball
You'll play better if you know all the rules of regulation racquetball. Begin with a sound understanding of the definitive rules of the game!
Serve Return - How to Hit a Good Serve Return...
Step by step, here's all you need to know to hit a great serve return, deal with your opponent's toughest serves, and quickly put him or her on the defensive. At the very least, you'll be back in the point, and on an even footing. You'll probably even be on the 'T', ready to dominate the point! Page 2.
Build a Home Badminton Court - An Official Home...
If you're building a badminton court at home, that doesn't mean it can't be a regulation one built to proper specifications. This method will accomplish that.
Get Better at Squash - Key Squash Tips
You want to improve, don't you? Here are the key squash tips for how to improve your squash game most rapidly, whether you are a beginner or an intermediate player.
Start Your Child in Squash
There are several key steps to starting your child in squash. And a few steps to avoid. Here's a parents' guide to starting your child the right way.
Learn the Laws of Badminton
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Beginner Squash - A Ball Control Drill for the...
Beginner squash starts with getting control of the racquet and the ball. This simple ball control drill is a great starting point for the squash beginner.
Top Ten Examples of Misbehavior by a Squash...
Here's how you can remain a good competitor by avoiding these examples of misbehavior in squash and by following good squash etiquette.
How to Win a Quick Point in Any Squash Match -...
Sometimes in a long, hard squash match, you just need to get one more point on the score board to break your opponent's spirit and start a series of several winning points. Here's how you can score that one quick point, by varying your serve.
So You Want to Play Badminton in the Olympics?
With this advice from an instructor and these ideas from a world-class player, here's how you can get on the Olympic track as a badminton player.
Racquetball Grip - Start With the Correct...
Holding the racquet correctly is the beginning of effective hitting in racquetball. Learn the correct racquetball grip to hit with pace and precision.
Learn to Play Badminton
Here are the fundamentals of learning to play badminton; all the key shots and techniques that can transform an amateur into a competitor.
Hit a Good Serve
Your serve is the only shot that you control entirely. In fact, every racquetball point begins with a serve. Learn how to hit it well.
Racquetball Defense - The Ceiling Ball is the...
When you're under pressure, the ceiling ball is the best racquetball defense. It gives you time to safely get back into position. Here are three quick tips for how to employ this racquetball defense.
Squash Grip - Keys to an Effective Squash Grip
Keep your index finger a bit away from your other fingers. That will give you better control and feel, and will not diminish your power. Page 3.
Practice Squash and Always Have a Good Squash...
A good squash practice session is of great value in improving the level of your squash play. Practice sessions can be even more valuable than playing competitive matches. Here is how to design, and then enjoy a good squash practice session, every time.
How to Avoid Tennis Elbow
Here's a great way to avoid tennis elbow!
Manage Your Plantar Fasciitis
The bane of many racquet sports players, plantar fasciitis can bring great pain and take pleasure from your game. Here's how to address the diagnosis and get back on court.
The Relaxed Hammer Grip
This version of the squash 'hammer grip' isn't quite as extreme as some. The thumb is not overlapping the fingers, and there's not obvious tension in the grip. However, it fails to give the racquet holder much control over the head of the racquet. A player using this hammer grip will never reach his or her full potential in squash. Page 2.
Racquetball Z Serve - How to Hit a Good...
Here are ten easy steps to hitting the Z serve in racquetball. Being able to hit the Z serve, using the same service preparation as for the straight and cross-court drive serves, gives you a great way to keep your opponent guessing.
How to Cover a Boast in Squash (How to Get a...
Being able to retrieve the ball when your opponent hits it short is very important in squash. Here's how to cover that boast, and punish your opponent for hitting short.
A Profile of Racquetball
Here are the key attributes of the sport of racquetball. This short profile quickly gives you a sense of the excitement and accessibility of racquetball, as well as its broad appeal to players throughout North America.
Racquetball Lob Serve - How to Hit a Good...
Simply let the ball drop, at a comfortable hitting distance away from your front foot. There is no need to throw the ball toward the ground. Just let gravity do its work. Your racquet head should be above your wrist. Page 2.
Squash Serve - How to Hit a Backhand Squash Serve
Backhand Squash Serve - Take Racquet Arm Back. Page 2.
Competing On The World Stage
In Beijing, the US has fully entered the world stage for Olympic badminton. For the first time ever, the US has badminton players qualified and competing in all five events. Here are our top US Olympic badminton players.
Quick Tips for Hitting a Good Serve Return in...
Here are three key ideas that can help you return serve effectively in squash. Implement these ideas and you'll be ready to battle for control of the squash court.
How Not to Hold Your Squash Racquet
There is a right way to hold your squash racquet, and several wrong ways. Here are some of the more common wrong ways to hold your squash racquet. These squash grips lead to loss of control and precision.
All About Olympic Badminton
Everything you need to know about Olympic badminton: past Olympic medal winners in badminton, rules for qualifying and playing Olympic badminton, Olympic badminton controversies, badminton photos, Beijing badminton prospects, and much more.
Racquetball Forehand Drop and Hit Drill - Front...
Follow through with your weight transferring forward, and the racquet head coming up and around your body. Page 7.
This Grip Helps Only in Very Particular...
This squash grip can actually be useful in particular situations. There are times when you might need to 'choke up' on the racquet - such as when you are caught with a ball that hugs the back wall very closely. For most situations, however, this grip is way too high up the racquet. The player will lose power, and the parts of the hand extending above the leather grip will not feel very comfortable. Page 3.
Racquet Sports Categories
Racquet sports fall into two main categories: direct games and indirect games. Racquet sports in both categories are fun, fast, physically demanding, and mentally demanding. Here are some features of racquet sports in each category.
Squash Tip - How to Avoid Overhitting in Squash
This squash tip explains the perils of overhitting, what overhitting is, what problems it causes, why it is so frequent, and how to avoid it. This squash tip comes from hard-earned experience, and if you take it to heart, you won't have to make the common mistake of overhitting.
Why Play Racquet Sports?
This article explores the unique characteristics of racquet sports that make them so appealing. It explains why and how they are better than other sports, for so many people.
Squash PAR Scoring - Is Point-A-Rally (PAR) the...
Point-a-Rally (PAR) scoring has its advocates and detractors in the squash community. Here are the pros and cons of the PAR scoring system in squash.
Become a Certified Squash Referee
Refereeing a squash match can be a real challenge. Here's how to learn the rules, become the best referee you can be, and get certified as an official referee by US Squash.
Before You Give a Christmas or Hannukah Present...
Here's how to bring seasonal cheer to your squash player! Eight great squash gift ideas sure to make your squash player happy to celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, or the New Year.
Court Tennis Tips - What to Do When Receiving...
Court tennis is so complex that what you need to do when receiving serve is entirely different than what you need to do when you're serving. Here are essential court tennis tips for the receiver, in a summary form that you can put in your racquet case for handy reference whenever you change sides of the court tennis court.
A Profile of Squash
Here are the key attributes of the sport of squash. This short profile quickly gives you a sense of the sport of squash, its prevalence around the world, and its complexity and history.
Court Tennis - The Most Complex Racquet Sport
Court Tennis is a demanding game, and its unique features make it the most complex racquet sport. These four major complexities are found in no other racquet sports.
Find a Racquetball Partner
Here's how you can find a racquetball partner, in only eight easy steps!
Where to Get Great Racquetball Pro Videos
If you can't watch every tournament live, it's still possible to watch the best professional tournaments,
Think During Competition
During a hard-fought squash match, there’s really no time to analyze or reflect. You need simple, positive thoughts that you can remember even when you’re “brain-dead” and gasping for air. Here's how to focus on ten key ideas that can help you play your best.
Quick Tips for Hitting a Good Serve in Squash
In squash, the serve can determine the likely outcome for a point, so it's important to hit a good one. Here are tips for making the most of your opportunity to serve.
Racquetball Crosscourt Drive Serve - How to Hit...
Complete your cross-behind step and watch the ball bounce on the floor as you continue bringing your racquet elbow back. In this picture, see how the left arm is also taken back, so as to help in turning the shoulders and chest towards the back wall. This excellent trunk rotation will give more power to the serve. Page 4.
Warm Up, Play, and Stretch
You'll play better, and more safely, if you warm up first, and stretch afterwards. Here's why that matters.
How to Avoid Popped Toenails
Popped toenails can be avoided even if you play racquet sports all the time. With proper attention to your footwear and toenail maintenance, you can avoid experiencing the pain and discomfort of popped toenails.
Deal With a Tough Loss in Squash
Every squash player experiences it: the tough loss. It's either a lopsided match that you lose 3-0, very quickly, while the other player dominates, or it's the even more heartbreaking defeat where you lose 8-10 in the fifth game after more than an hour of hard squash competition. In either case, the loss hurts a lot. Here's how to deal with it, rise above it, and learn to play better squash.
Practicing the Backhand Rail Drill
Perfecting your backhand straight drive is very important in squash. Here is the best way to practice this shot. This backhand rail drill can teach you to hit a perfect backhand every time, and help you groove it into your muscles so that it is instinctive.
How to Play Squash - The Criss-Cross Drill for...
To learn how to play squash, you'll need to practice using drills. This criss-cross groundstroke drill can give you lots of forehand and backhand practice even without a partner.
Find a Racquetball Coach
You want to improve rapidly and play better racquetball, don't you? Here's how you can find a coach who's right for you.
Your First Racquet
Tips for getting your first racquet
Never Give Up - Top Ten Reasons to Never Give...
You should never give up in a squash match because the tide may turn in your favor. Here are the top ten reasons you should never give up until the very last bounce of the squash ball.
Backhand Volley Drill - The Squash Solo...
Make contact around shoulder height, before the ball bounces. Your racquet head is still above your wrist. Page 7.
Intermediate Squash - Ball Control for the...
Let the ball drop to the center of your strings as you move your racquet slightly upwards. You should move your racquet up only enough to hit the ball about two or three feet into the air. Try to hit the ball straight up towards the ceiling. This requires that your racquet face be absolutely horizontal, parallel with the floor. Page 2.
How to Perform the Racquetball Back Wall Drive...
Take a final step to transfer your weight forward as you make contact with the ball at calf height. Your front foot should be a little bit closer to the front wall than the ball is to the front wall, when you make contact. That is, at contact, the ball is on the backwall side of your front foot. Page 6.
Play Safe Squash -- Know the Rules
Squash can actually be very dangerous, since there are two players running at full speed in a confined space, swinging racquets around while chasing a moving ball. Protective eyewear can help, but it's not the full solution. Knowing the rules is also essential. Here's where to go to learn the rules and stay safe.
The Sport of Squash - Forehand Ball Control in...
As in many sports, squash solo drills can help a lot. To start this squash drill, toss the squash ball above the red line so that it will bounce back to where you are standing. Page 2.
A Profile of Badminton
Here are the key attributes of the sport of badminton. This short profile quickly gives you a sense of the sport of badminton, its worldwide popularity, and its great physical demands.
Intermediate Squash - Roll Corner Drill for the...
As you finish your forehand stroke, let the racquet continue around in a follow-through that leads right into your backhand backswing. Watch the ball come off the front wall and head back towards you for your first backhand. Make sure you take a full backswing, with your racquet head up and back, even though this is a control drill. Page 3.
Squash Practice - Criss-Cross Groundstrokes...
Follow-through and complete your stroke. Only then should you look at the front wall to see where your initial shot went. As in this picture, you should move your feet to get good foot position for your next shot, which will be a backhand. The follow-through of your first shot should put you in good position to begin the backswing for your second shot. Page 3.
A Profile of Court Tennis
Here's what court tennis is all about. This short profile gives you a sense of the sport of court tennis, its unique features, complexity, and rich history.
Four Men, Four Walls, And Only One Ball
Doubles squash is a great game, offering physical and strategic challenges for squash players of all
Racquetball Drive Serve - From the Back
Make contact with the ball when it is about even with your front foot, right above the white line defining the forward edge of the service area. If your ball drop was good, you will be hitting at about calf height. Note: when you dropped the ball, you were already moving forward, so the ball had some forward momentum to put it into this ideal striking position. Page 6.
Find a Badminton Partner
Here's how you can find a fellow badminton player, in only seven easy steps!
Find a Squash Coach
You want to get the best help for improving your squash game, don't you? Here's how you can find a coach who's right for you.
Go to Racquetball Camp to Improve Quickly
Get a real boost for your racquetball game. Attend a weekend or week-long camp, and take your game to the next level! Here are a few things you should know in advance, as well.
Things to Avoid When Playing Racquetball
When you play racquetball, the walls, the ball, and your racquet can work together to create just what you want. Or not. Here are a few things to avoid.
A Profile of Racquets
The historic game of Racquets, Rackets, or Hard Racquets is still played today, though at a small number of clubs in the United States. This short profile gives you a sense of why enthusiasts at seven clubs in the US are striving to keep this wonderful game alive.
One Bad Way to Hold Your Squash Racquet
The hammer grip works fine for driving nails, but not for driving squash balls. When you wrap your hand tightly around the squash grip like this, you lose control over both the location and direction of the head of your racquet. If your arm is completely perpendicular to the shaft of your racquet and all four of your fingers are touching their nearest neighbor, you are probably using the hammer grip.
Bo Zheng and Ling Gao, Chinese mixed doubles team
Bo Zheng and Ling Gao in mixed doubles competition at the Yonex All England Open. Page 2.
Too Low on the Handle
This grip is too low on the handle. Note how the heel of the palm extends into thin air below the end of the racquet handle. While racquetball players might use a grip similar to this, with respect to position on the handle, it is not particularly helpful in squash. The squash racquet is long enough for you to generate adequate pace without artificially lengthening the racquet by holding it at the very end of the grip. This grip position will lead to loss of control. Page 4.
Find a Squash Partner
Here's how you can find a squash partner, in only eight easy steps!
Backhand Short Rails Drill - How to Hit Perfect...
Here is a drill to help you perfect your backhand short rail shot in squash. This solo drill will help you learn to hit the ball along the side wall, using a well-controlled backhand stroke.
Top Mixed Doubles Badminton Teams for the...
Here are images of top-ranked Olympic badminton competitors, reflecting Badminton World Federation rankings as of April, 2008. These are the top Olympic badminton mixed doubles teams to watch in Beijing!
Find a Badminton Coach
You want to get the best help for improving your badminton game, don't you? Here's how you can find a coach who's right for you.
Cross-Train for Fitness
Here are some tested suggestions for cross-training that can help a racquet sports player stay fit and healthy.
Squash Gear - Big Names in Squash Gear, Squash...
If you're just starting squash and need some equipment, here are some company names you'll come across. All of these companies make good squash gear, and can help you get started with good equipment.
Yang Yu (China) hits a backhand in women's...
Yang Yu (China) hits a backhand in women's doubles play at the Yonex All England Open championship. Her mixed doubles partner Hanbin He is not pictured. Page 4.
Where to Get Great Badminton Pro Videos
Badminton videos can show you how the professional badminton players move and hit, and execute their strategy. They also highlight badminton's tremendous worldwide popularity, and showcase the athleticism of the players. Here are some sources for great video recordings of professional badminton play.
A Profile of Platform Tennis
Platform tennis, or 'paddle', is a great game for year-round fun. This short profile gives the highlights and introduces you to one racquet sport that doesn't even require strings on the racquet.
Starting Young in Squash Helps a Lot
Juniors practicing squash drop shots during a lesson drill at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia. After hitting this drop shot, the boy will next run to the left side of the court to hit a deep backhand drive. Then back again to hit another drop shot. And so forth. In this way, he hits shots in a pattern that mimics the pattern of a real squash match. He also gets a good physical workout! Page 6.
Plenty of Surface Area For a Good Cleansing
Win or lose, you will recover from your match after showering in these showers at the men's locker room at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia. You almost need a snorkel to enjoy these showers; they dump so much water on you, that you can barely breathe. It's quite a cleansing experience. Page 4.
Forehand Short Rail Drill - How to Practice...
If your shot comes back pretty far away from the side wall, move your feet quickly so that you still have room to swing and hit a normal forehand. It is okay to hit with an 'open stance', as in this picture. An 'open stance' means that your front foot is further from the side wall than is your back foot. Practice both stances so that you can comfortably hit forehands from either foot position. Page 9.
Join the Online Badminton Community
You may have partners with whom to play badminton, but still want more badminton conversation. Here's how to connect with the online badminton community and find discussion partners who share your sport.
Squash Volley - The Criss-Cross Squash Volley...
After you have hit enough high backhand and forehand volleys to feel comfortable, you can end the drill by hitting down on the ball -- aiming for a low crosscourt volley nick. This shot is a great way to end a point definitively during a match, and it's a lot of fun. If you hit it correctly, it's an outright winner. Definitely some squash fun, and a good way to end the drill. Note that the striker is hitting the ball well out in front of him, and is transferring his weight into the shot. Page 10.
Get the Right Badminton Equipment
Badminton equipment for competitive play includes the right shoes, racquets, strings and shuttlecocks. These online resources will help you be properly prepared.
Badminton star Chong Wei Lee concentrates and...
Here are images of top-ranked Olympic badminton competitors, reflecting Badminton World Federation rankings as of April, 2008. These are the top men's singles Olympic badminton competitors to watch in Beijing! Page 2.
Top Ten Ways to Stay Healthy
These are the top ten ways for you to stay healthy and injury-free as a racquet sports player.
Racquetball Forehand Drop and Hit Drill - Back...
The best solo practice for racquetball includes the forehand drop and hit drill. Here's how to perform the drill so you improve your forehand as quickly as possible.
Who's Going to Win the Beijing Olympics...
Here are key predictions for the Olympic badminton medalists at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Mens and womens singles badminton, mens and womens doubles badminton, and mixed doubles are all predicted. China's domination of the Olympic badminton medal hunt is expected, but certainly not assured.
Ning Zhang sends the shuttle on its way
Ning Zhang of China sends the shuttle on its way in competition at the Yonex Japan Open badminton championship. Page 2.
Yawen Zhang (China) enjoys a hard-earned...
Yawen Zhang (China) enjoys a hard-earned victory in women's doubles at the Yonex All-England Open badminton championship. Her mixed doubles partner, Zhongbo Xie, is not pictured. Page 5.
Squash Backhand Rail Drill - Advanced Version
The advanced version of the backhand rail drill in squash requires hitting the ball after it bounces off of the back wall. This is a very demanding and realistic drill that can hone your backhand drives to razor sharpness. Here is how to perform this drill step by step.
Squash Drill - The Alternating Drives Drill for...
As the ball rebounds from the right side wall, watch it closely and move your feet into good position to hit your first backhand. If your shot did not travel parallel to the front wall, you will have to move forward or backward, in addition to side-to-side. Move your feet well to get the most value out of this drill. Page 5.
Nova Widianto and Liliyana Natsir (INA)
Nova Widianto and Liliyana Natsir in mixed doubles badminton competition at the Yonex All England Open.
Eva Lee - USA Olympic Badminton Contender
Eva Lee will compete in badminton for the USA at the Beijing Olympics in women's singles and doubles, and in mixed doubles. Eva Lee is already a three-event gold medalist at the 2007 Pan American Games, and is looking to add to her medal collection.
Flandy Limpele and Vita Marissa (Indonesia)...
Flandy Limpele and Vita Marissa (Indonesia) competing in mixed doubles at the 2008 Yonex Korea Open badminton championship. Page 3.
Architecture Highlights the Sport
This is the crest above the entrance at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia. These aren't squash racquets or tennis racquets, they are racquets racquets! It's a fast game, and very exciting. Page 3.
Xingfang Xie Exhibits Poise And Focus
Xingfang Xie exhibits her poise, balance, and focus during competition at the Yonex Japan Open badminton championship.
Ready For The Beijing Olympics
Here are images of top-ranked Olympic badminton competitors, reflecting Badminton World Federation rankings as of April, 2008. These are the top men's singles Olympic badminton competitors to watch in Beijing!
Lin Zhu (China) Moving and Smashing
Lin Zhu of China leaps and smashes during play at the Yonex Korea Open badminton championship. Page 4.
A Profile of Jai Alai
Jai alai is an incredibly fast ball game, usually played by teams, and usually the subject of intense spectator interest and gambling. Here's a short description of this fascinating racquet (okay, basket) sport.
A Big Win for Indonesia
ATHENS - AUGUST 20: Eng Hian and Flandy Limpele of Indonesia hug each other after defeating Jens Eriksen and H. Martin Lundgaard of Denmark in the men's doubles badminton bronze medal match on August 20, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Olympic Hall at the Goudi Olympic Complex in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images). Page 2.
A Tour of a Racquet-Swinger's Paradise
You can find everything for the racquets enthusiast at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia: squash, doubles squash, court tennis, racquets, pro shops, fine dining, swimming, lodging, and many amenities.
Good Fortune That Vita Is Not Taller
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: Nova Widianto and Vita Marissa of Indonesia in action during the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships at the National Indoor Arena (NIA) on March 13, 2004 in Birmingham, England. Page 4.
Squash Rail Drill - How to Start the Squash...
Squash Rail Drill - Prepare to Toss the Ball Onto the Side Wall. Page 2.
Howard Bach - USA Badminton's World Champion...
Howard Bach will compete in badminton for the USA at the Beijing Olympics in mens doubles and mixed doubles. Bach is already a world champion badminton player, and now looks to add Olympic medals to his collection.
Note the Full Extension and Very Good Eye Contact
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - JANUARY 27: Flandy Limpele of Indonesia, returns the shuttlecock against Korea's Lee Yong-Dae and Lee Hyo-Jung during the mixed doubles final at the 2008 Yonex Korea Open Badminton championships on January 27, 2008 in Seoul, South Korea. Korea beat Indonesia 15-21, 21-14, 21-18. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
A Profile of Sticke Tennis
Sticke Tennis is a game that used to be more popular than it is today. Here is a brief description of the game to give you a flavor for this historic sport.
Racquetball Drive Serve - The Racquetball Drive...
Continue backpedaling as quickly as possible, while watching the flight of the ball to see where your opponent might hit it. Page 9.
Squash Game for Juniors - Playing "Moat Man"
Moat Man (or Alligator) is a great squash game for juniors, designed to help girls and boys learn to volley the ball in the air. And, it's fun!
Protect Your Eyes -- They're Worth It !
It's worth taking the time to protect your eyes from damage on the court. The impact of a moment could last a lifetime. Wear eye protection.
Lan Lu exhibits control on her backhand
Lan Lu (China) exhibits control on her backhand during competition at the 2008 Yonex Korea Open badminton championship. Page 3.
Squash Forehand Volley Drill - Mastering the...
Make contact with the ball around shoulder height, using an open racquet face. Page 6.
Payday With Pandas
CHENGDU, CHINA - JULY 15: (CHINA OUT) Marissa Vita (L) and Lilyana Natsir of Indonesia display their awards during a ceremony after defeating Zhao Tingting and Yang Wei of China at women's badminton doubles final of the 2007 AVIVA-COFCO China Masters BWF Super Series on July 15, 2007 in Chengdu of Sichuan Province, China. Page 3.
Bob Malaythong - USA Olympic Badminton Contender
Bob Malaythong will compete in badminton for the USA at the Beijing Olympics in mens doubles. Malaythong, from Rockville, MD and Orange , CA, will pair with Howard Bach.
Jumping In To Junior Squash -- A Guide For...
Squash can be a hard sport to begin, and a confusing one to understand. You should know that there is an excellent guide provided by US Squash that introduces juniors (and their parents) to everything they need to understand to succeed in competitive squash.
Where to Get Great Squash Pro Videos
Squash videos can show you how the professionals work their magic on the squash court, and the quality of the videos has gotten better over the years. The technology is now good enough to track that fast moving ball! Here are some sources for great video recordings of professional play.
Chen Wang (Hong Kong) Confounds Her Opponent
Chen Wang of Hong Kong confounds her opponent during badminton competition at the 15th Asian Games in Doha. Page 5.
Court Tennis Tips - What to Do When Serving in...
Court tennis is so complex that what you need to do when serving is entirely different than what you need to do when you're receiving serve. Here are essential court tennis tips for the server, in a summary form that you can put in your racquet case for handy reference whenever you change to the serving side of the court tennis court.

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