Safin's movement is lacking explosiveness. The first few steps are so crucial when it comes to reacting to an incoming ball. Nick diagnosed this issue from the first time he saw Safin play. In this episode, he outlines a plan on how to improve Safin's explosiveness around the court. Furthermore, Nick stresses the importance of fighting for every ball because unfortunately Safin sometimes doesn't try. Also, there are several serve issue that need to be corrected and Safin's slice not having enough power is one of them.