How to stabilize the Body on a One-handed Slice Backhand

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A common mistake on the one-handed slice backhand is opening the body too early. This is especially common when hitting an approach shot. In order to avoid this, players should get comfortable using a carioca step when approaching the net with a slice. The clip will explain how to do this.

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The Role of the Non-Dominant Hand on a Slice Backhand

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The non-dominant hand plays a very important role on a slice backhand. It helps stabilize the racquet on the backswing and more importantly, it helps stabilize the trunk. Take a look at how this is done.

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Hit a Better Slice by Controlling the Height of your Backswing

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A common mistake when slicing the ball is hitting down on the ball. In order to hit a more penetrating shot you have to focus on hitting through the shot. Adjusting the height of the backswing to the contact point will help you accomplish this. Take a look!

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