Here are some suggestions to prepare to return a serve in doubles.
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In this video you will learn how to prepare to return a serve in doubles.
The return of serve is crucial and you need to prepare well to respond effectively to all the different serves and get an early advantage in the rally.
Stand close to the mid and front service line and diagonally opposite to your opponent.
The service box for doubles doesn't include the back tramlines and therefore standing in front allows you to attack the frequently used short serves.
The non racket foot should be in front and both knees should be flexed.
The weight should be on the front foot with the heel down and the back-foot on the toes.
This stance will allow you to move backwards quickly; The stance also allows you to move forward.
You should be stationary with both feet on the ground until the serve has been delivered and within the limits of the service box.
Your positioning eventually depends on yours and your opponent's strengths.
Stay alert and focused on the opponent's service action and follow closely the flight-path of the shuttle.
Enjoy your game! .