Master your tennis serve progressions. Be sure to click on all the video chapters to view the entire tutorial.
This video introduces the tennis serve progressions.
SWING ON THE EDGE
The first step of the tennis serve progressions is to swing up on edge. Once you master this first part, you will add pronation.
WEIGHT TRANSFER / SWING
The second step of the tennis serve progressions is to add the weight transfer to your swing. Starting with all the weight on your back foot and your body sideways, transfer your weight to your front foot, rotate to face the net, and swing up (like you did in the previous step) all at the same time.
The third step of the tennis serve progressions is to learn how to toss the tennis ball correctly.
The fourth step of the tennis serve progressions is to actually hit the ball, albeit with an abbreviated motion. You start with the tennis racket resting on your shoulder and combine the elements discussed in the previous videos to get to contact.
TROPHY POSE HIT
The fifth step of the tennis serve progressions is to hit the ball from the trophy pose. To work up to this motion, start by shadowing it. Once you can shadow the motion properly, try and add the toss and hit the ball.
The sixth step of the tennis serve progressions is to learn to follow through properly. The follow through is relatively simple. The key is to do it just as slowly and deliberately as you had executed the steps in the previous videos.
The seventh step of the tennis serve progressions to hit the ball using a technique called the "broken serve." This motion makes it earlier to learn the "down together, up together" motion of your arms during the service preparation.
FULL SERVICE MOTION
The eighth step of the tennis serve progressions is to hit the ball using a full service motion. You start at the service line, hitting softly. Once you master this type of serve you can move back to th