Most players have been told they need to learn the third shot drop, but it’s often much easier said than done. Here’s a simple drill from Steve Paranto, veteran 5.0 player and instructor, which can help you improve your game and make you a better player.  If you invest in this drill, your game can reach a whole new level, so watch this video now!

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  1. This is the best Tip I’ve seen yet for practicing the 3rd shot. Thanks so much for sharing, Steve. I can’t wait to practice now!

  2. What if you don’t have a portable net?

  3. Excellent hints, I wish we had second net

  4. One can do this with just one portable net too. Align it 7′ from a wall, stand back 15′ and do the same thing. Then move it closer for the more accurate practice.

  5. OK, what if the “second shot” is returned to you with POWER and you are at the base line. I find myself on the defensive when I am behind the baseline waiting for the second shot.

  6. Great practice.

  7. Great idea !

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