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Table 2

Definitions of shot types.

Shot Definition
Drive A shot played after the ball has bounced off the floor and is hit at the front wall with speed
Volley A shot hit before the ball has bounced off the floor
Boast A shot played such that the ball hits a side or back wall before the front wall
Drop A shot that is hit such that the ball hits the front wall (gently) and lands close to the front wall
Volley–Drop A shot hit before the ball has bounced off the floor such that it hits the front wall (gently) and lands close to the front wall
Lob A shot that is hit off the front wall with a high arc, such that it lands near the back of the court

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