Singles strategy: movement pressure
In singles, the basic strategy is to apply maximum movement pressure to your opponent. This means that you force them to cover distance rapidly and change direction.
The central base position
After you play a shot, you should recover towards a central base position. This helps you to cover the whole court.
Hitting to the corners
We know that the basic singles strategy is to apply maximum movement pressure to your opponent. The logical way to achieve this is to aim for the corners.
Hitting to the middle
Hitting to the the middle is a useful defensive tactic, because it limits your opponent’s attacking angles.
Before trying to win the rally, try to gain an advantage.
When you have an advantage in the rally, look for a way to win.
Using deception in singles
Deception adds a whole new layer to your singles game.