It is vital to set up correctly with the more experienced or advanced player playing the ad side of the court.
This means all the big points are their priority to return in court. You don’t want to gift your opponents an unforced error on return. Make them earn it!!
I believe it’s best to communicate all the time regarding tactics and positions during the game. There are many different ways to approach team communication and I suggest initially erring on the side of over communication and over encouragement and see how that works. As you play together, you will be able to tell if changes are in order.
Verbal cues –