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If you wish to improve your tennis game then good footwork is essential, tennis needs a substantial amount of running around the court and there are ways of doing this correctly.

Moving about the court efficiently and being always reach the ball are fundamental to the game. Residents in Pymble can take advantage of the superb tennis courts at Tennis World Chatswood to practice their movement.

Tennis Footwork

Good footwork will help in all aspects of your game, including: timing, power and consistency. Your main focus is to reach every ball and you will have to stay alert.

Being able to be at the right place at the right time will give you options. If you are making long strides then this means you are out of position, good tennis players use light, quick and short steps around the court.

To achieve this you will require strong legs, otherwise you will waste too much energy just getting to the ball. Good exercises for leg strengthening are jogging, lunges, running up inclines or drills.

Footwork Techniques

There are proper practices for moving about the court and how to do it efficiently, these include the ready position, the split step, the side shuffle, and the cross step. To practice these techniques players that live in the Lindfield area of Sydney can take tennis lessons from the coach at Tennis World Chatswood.

Tennis Stances

There are four stances you can take before receiving the ball, and are used for both forehand and backhand groundstrokes.

Trying to develop your footwork properly should not be left to chance and really only a tennis coach can help effectively.