Why do top players jump after a stroke

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Last updated 4 years ago

Tri Vu

Tri Vu Asked 4 years ago

Hi,

Why do players make small jumps when they are finished with there strokes and should I do that. They normally do a small forward jump or backward jump and also sideways jumps?please make a video.


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 4 years ago

Hi Tri,

This is to get into position for the next ball.  The little jump helps them to re balance themselves as well.  Jumping is the fastest way to move to the next ball as well.


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