The Offensive Lob Return

Type:  Terminology
Level:  2.5 - 5.0
Participation:  None

TOPIC: In The Previdi System , the Offensive lob return is an important component in attacking and breaking your opponents serve. The beauty of this shot is that it is effective at all levels so once you master it, you will always be able to use it.

EFFECT ON GAME: The Offensive Lob Return can be used in several ways. It can make the server scramble back and hit a defensive shot. It can complement the SAL return. It can be especially effective against an aggressive net player. Once you master this shot you will find yourself using it often and your opponents will be frustrated by it. There is no good response to a well executed offensive lob return.