Lawn tennis and how to play it. No. 4. The Volley and smash

United Kingdom, 1934

Film
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Demonstrations by Horace Skeet, Mary Heeley, Miki and other celebrated players. Emphasises the importance of correct positioning of the feet for backhand and forehand volleys, and points out that it is better to place a volley rather than give it power. The smash is seen to be executed in the same way as a serve.

Credits

director

John Betts

production company

Gaumont-British Instructional

Language

English

Duration

00:11:48:00

Colour

Black and White

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