- When you are going to hit the kick serve, you should not be hitting at the middle of the ball and your aim should rather be the bottom inside of the ball. You need to brush this side with the racquet. Also the parts of the ball to be aimed differ for left-handed and right-handed players.
- Do not cover the ball with the racquet in a kick serve, it will force down the ball into the net.
- In a kick serve, you do not have to hit when the ball is at full height, in fact, let it drop down a little and then kick the racquet, brushing the aimed side of the ball, to the fullest.
Have you struggled with something for a long time and then realized that the solution to the problem was much easier than you really anticipated? That’s exactly the case with your Kick serve problems. There is a little science behind the tip that you are going to learn in this article. Do not be scared, adding bounce to your Kick serve is no rocket science! People force a lot of spin on the ball to get more bounce in the Kick serve, but this is not the right thing to do. Kick serve is a blend of speed, spin and a proper height over the net. The coming sentence is the solution to your kick serve bounce problem. The more the height of the ball over the net, the more it will kick after the bounce. Yes, so very simple. Don’t believe us? Check for yourself. Drop the ball from different heights and then observe their bounce back action. It is as sure as death and taxes that the ball must have bounced more when dropped from a greater height. So, in a kick serve what you should be thinking about is how to get the ball higher over the net. Basics involved: