The most exact way to find your tennis serve grip is to use the bevels of the handle, which you may not have even noticed were there. If you take a look at the handle of your tennis racquet, you’ll notice it is an octagon, with eight sides or bevels, just like a stop sign.
Get ready to learn a simple five-step formula to develop a rock solid kick serve technique and generate massive topspin like a pro tennis player. First of all, you need to have the correct tennis serve grip. Jeff recommends using a continental grip to begin, where your index finger is spreaded and the heel of your hand is off the grip.
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Using a Western grip when hitting a kick serve allows for maximum spin and power. The Western grip is also often referred to as a continental grip. In non-technical terms, topspin means that the ball is spinning forward in the same direction that it's traveling.
This grip is definitely more extreme than the typical "continental" as defined by most coaches in the US. Whatever you want to call it, I believe in this "strong continental," with the index knuckle very near bevel 1 (top bevel). This grip promotes heavy spin without slowing down the ball too much, as a more extreme backhand serve grip can do.
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Grip- You must have a continental grip if you want to master the kick serve. Beginner serve grips that I refer to as the hammer grip will not work! I even suggest you go into an extreme continental or eastern backhand grip to create MORE spin. I like to use Milos Roanic serve grip as a great visual to explain what I mean. 2.
Most of the teaching resources tell you to serve with a Continental grip but if you want to add more spin to your serves try moving your hand on the grip slightly to the left (if you are right-handed player)… This type of grip (also called Eastern Backhand) will allow you to hit better kick serves.
Tennis Kick Serve | Master Your Kick Serve In 3 StepsVideo timeline:00:00 - Intro00:17 - How to brush the ball (step one)1:30 - The ball toss (step two)2:49 ...