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How To Shape Your Serve

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The serve is the MOST important shot,

and the key to hitting it confidently and aggressively is SHAPE.

Here’s the best way to develop this crucial skill…

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12 Comments

  1. Lonny August 16, 2017 at 10:46 am - Reply

    Great stuff thanks

  2. Miguel August 16, 2016 at 12:14 pm - Reply

    Very informative Ian!! Can't wait to put this into practice to add more safety to serves!!

  3. Michael August 16, 2016 at 3:16 am - Reply

    Another great video, Ian. Will this sort of shaping of the ball help fix a palm up or waiter's tray serve? Also, it's my understanding that pros hit almost every serve with spin, even their first serve, so it seems like shaping is a common practice at the highest levels of the game.

    Thanks for the great video,
    Michael

    • Ian Westermann August 16, 2016 at 12:09 pm - Reply

      That's true, Michael. With the exception of a few big boomers there aren't a whole lot of actual "flat" serves being hit. The margin for error is sooo much lower.

  4. Jay August 15, 2016 at 3:11 pm - Reply

    Extremely useful and I have successfully tried to use it

  5. Elliot Wicks August 15, 2016 at 2:20 pm - Reply

    I"m glad to find that my memory is not failing my in old age. I thought for certain I remembered that you were a lefty, and I just couldn't imagine (in an earlier video) how you had developed such a smooth stroke swinging right handed. The miracles of technology once again.

  6. Russel Jackson August 15, 2016 at 1:19 pm - Reply

    Is your wrist pronating as you hit the ball for the topspin serve or are you curving around the ball with wrist supinating ?

  7. paul August 15, 2016 at 12:34 pm - Reply

    Nice job. Would have clicked "like", but didn't see where I could.

  8. Ron August 15, 2016 at 11:30 am - Reply

    I know you are a lefty did you serve right handed? If so very impressive!! Great content.

    • Ian Westermann August 15, 2016 at 12:10 pm - Reply

      Appreciate it, Ron. We flip my demonstrations whenever possible since 90% of viewers are right handed. I actually hit these lefty.

  9. Jim Sievers August 15, 2016 at 11:15 am - Reply

    Like