FUNDAMENTALS I SYLLABUS

  • Footwork
    • Static Footwork
      • Open Stance – a modern groundstroke stance in which the line between a players feet is parallel to the net.
      • Closed Stance – a stance in which the line between a players feet is 90 degrees to the net
      • Semi-open Stance – a modern groundstroke stance in which the line between a players feet creates an angle between open and closed. Usually this line will be around 30 – 45 degrees
    • Footwork Transitions
      • Split-step -> Running
      • Running -> Split-Step
      • Running -> Side-Step
      • Side-Step -> Running
  • Technique 
    • Basic Groundstrokes
        • Super Spot
        • Core Rotation
        • Contact Point
        • Core Rotation
        • Follow Through
      • Basic Volley
        • Eastern Grip
        • Elbow In Racket Out
        • Punch
  • Definitions
    • 5 R’s
      • Ready
      • Read
      • React
      • Respond
      • Recover
    • Grips
      • Continental
      • Eastern
      • Semi-Western
      • Western
  • Intangibles
    • Hand-Eye Coordination