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The Serve:
The Role of the Legs

John Yandell

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How do you maximize the potential of the legs in the serve? There is no one answer if you look at pro tennis, just confusing variety.

In this article learn the simplest and most effective way to add power and spin by developing a classic platform stance on the model of Roger Federer, the same type of leg action used by other legendary servers like Pete Sampras and the great John McEnroe.

See why the platform is the most effective, but also the easiest and most efficient for players at all levels!

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John Yandell is widely acknowledged as one of the leading videographers and students of the modern game of professional tennis. His high speed filming for Advanced Tennis and Tennisplayer have provided new visual resources that have changed the way the game is studied and understood by both players and coaches. He has done personal video analysis for hundreds of high level competitive players, including Justine Henin-Hardenne, Taylor Dent and John McEnroe, among others.

In addition to his role as Editor of Tennisplayer he is the author of the critically acclaimed book Visual Tennis. The John Yandell Tennis School is located in San Francisco, California.