Three Ready Positions for Tennis
The tennis ready position is a comfortable athletic position that is the core of all movement in tennis. Establishing and maintaining a tennis ready position is the key to success.
The ready positions are as follows:
To lower the center of gravity, the feet should be far enough apart to allow the player to bend the knees while keeping the weight on the ball of the feet. Getting low allows for a quick explosive first step. The arms should be bent to allow the player to position the racquet the prepare to hit the tough shots as well as the easy ones.
up position for the swing
Maintaining a strong foundation while recovering is the key to improving speed and agility. The player must learn to use the outside leg to push off while remaining balanced with the shoulders level and hips and shoulders square to the net.