Tennis Lessons/Instructions - New release on DVD version 1.5 at waltmeyerstennis.com. The Intermediate Tape or lesson series features: a general ground stroke review, volleying at the net and positioning for same; as well as how you got to the net. Additional subjects examined are serving, strategies for singles & doubles, and practice routines and drills for each item discussed. HOWEVER, the most important item examined is the rising ball technique or half volley, how to respond to balls landing either at your feet, or right on the baseline; but most commonly known as the half volley.
From the Contributor
I believe that for the Intermediate tennis player to go to the next level in his or her game; they must master the rising ball shot. This is the shot you as a player need to become Mobile. It allows the player to transition from the baseline to the net. This rising ball technique is examined in detail; with specific practice routines, and drills presented to help you, the student learn this very important shot. The half volley or rising ball shot is what you need as a player to return Hard First serves, transition to the net, or deep balls landing on the base line.