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Carl Danner Tips: Returning Light Underspin Serves

One of the most challenging serves to return well is also the simplest — a light underspin fairly short on the table. This serve is difficult to flip hard if you can’t be sure of the spin. For this reason … Continue reading

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Serving No Spin & Top Spin

When most players learn a competitive serve, they are usually taught to serve underspin.  This sets up a push from the opponent, which is then attackable and leads to favorable situations for the players.  While this mindset is good for … Continue reading

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Developments in Serve Return Among Top Players

Serve return among top players has gone through many trends in the last few decades. Most intermediate and advanced players have been taught similar things and have developed their serve returns in similar fashions. Intermediate players generally rely on attacking … Continue reading

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