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Volley: A forehand or backhand shot executed before the ball bounces in the court.
Stick The Volley: A volley hit crisply resulting in shot with a sharp downward trajectory.
Serve And Volley: A strategy to serve and immediately move forward to make a volley and hopefully a winner.
Reflex Volley: A volley in which the player has no time to plan the shot, and instead reacts instinctively to get the racket in position to return the ball. This occurs frequently in doubles and in advance . . . View Full Definition
Drop Volley: A drop shot executed from a volley
Half Volley: A volley shot made after a short bounce
Poaching: (in doubles) an aggressive move where the player at net moves to volley a shot intended for his/her partner
drop kick: A kick in which the ball is dropped and kicked once it hits the ground and before it hits it again; a half-volley kick. A drop kick is one of the types of kick which can score a field goal.
All-Court: A style of play which is defined as a composite of all of the different playing styles which includes baseline, transition, and serve and volley styles.