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Net spin

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Why use net spin?

Using spin can make your net shots more effective. Let’s see how it works.

In-to-out net spin basics

To get started with in-to-out spin, we’ll use a simple technique where you push the racket towards the net post.

In to out spin: improving the technique

Let’s use a more advanced technique to create more spin and improve control.

Out-to-in net spin

This spin is useful when you’re approaching the net from a straight direction. Use a soft chopping motion to make the spin.

Net spin: do more with less

Practise keeping your net spin action short and simple. This will help improve your touch skills.