Last updated on 23-Mar-2012 09:12:14 PM
Could you please inform me how to correctly execute the tomahawk serve, both forehand and backhand if possible, in the best way in order to ace / force a mistake out of my opponent?
There are some basics with the tomahawk serve. Like all of our teaching we think about the start and finish positions. This will get out action correct.
Start with your bat near your playing shoulder. Finish with the bat pointing out towards your opponent or your target area.
It is important to get the wrist moving through so that the bat is moving at maximum speed. To do the backhand serve is very similar just contact the ball with the other side of the bat.
Getting your opponent to miss the return take a lot of training. Focus on getting your serve right and then the aces and non returnable serves will come.
If you can get yourself the Serving Secrets Revealed DVD you will find good examples and demonstrations of how to do the tomahawk serve.