Reading spin

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Last updated 9 years ago

klarence tadeo

klarence tadeo Asked 9 years ago

how to know the spin of the ball ?


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 9 years ago

Hi Klarence,

There are a few things that will help you to recognise the spin.

First look at the contact and swing of the server.  At the very basic level, if the server finishes with their bat to the right then that is the way the ball will spin off your bat.  If they come down on the ball then the ball will go down off your bat.

You can also watch the swing on the ball.  This may only be a small change but with experience you will start to see the swing on the ball.

The best teacher of how to recognise spin is to try to face as many different serves as you can.

We also have the Receiving Secrets course that you can access with a Premium membership.  For only $30 for a monthly membership you will get access to the whole course as well as all of the other Premium lessons.  In the month you will also be able to download 10 lessons fro the site.  If you are looking to download more lessons then you would be better to go for a Quarterly or Yearly membership.


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