As Wimbledon begins tomorrow it seemed an appropriate time to tackle an issue I run into frequently on court with my clients. As their groundstrokes begin to improve dramatically, they find themselves earning more and more short balls off which they have little choice but to come to the net behind. And once arriving, they have little idea where to stand and find themselves getting passed or lobbed consistently. This is a common problem, not just at the recreational level but also in college play and even for the pros.
Singles – Strategies & Tactics – The Base Position
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Hey guys! Life has just seemed to have gotten in the way! But I finally found some time to write a new article. Continuing with the subject of singles, we will focus on the base position in singles.
After you play a shot, you should recover towards a central base position. This helps you to cover the whole court. When playing singles, you need to be able to cover all parts of the court. This means you must stand in a roughly central base position. A competent opponent will usually be able to place the shuttlecock in any part of the court.