The lob is the most offensive weapon when used correctly. Generally the pros use the lob with a variety of spins and in many defensive situations. An example would be when you’re out of position and desperate for recovery.
In a club-level match against, this shot is often played by your opponent because they usually don’t want to travel to the net since their comfort zone is the baseline. An example is lobbing to your opponent's weak overhead.
Experienced players use the lob to attack and keep their opponents off the net.
The art of deception is why good players lure their opponents in, leading them to believe they are going to try a passing shot, then disaster strikes.
If you'd like to perfect your lob as a perfect attack weapon, contact us for some private lessons and request that as a develoment focus.