Two player on the baseline and one at the net line up. The player without partner hits one groundstroke left of the net player, one at the net player and one right of the net player.
Each player hits three shots: A backhand cross court, a forehand down the line and a slice approach backhand down the line.
wo players play a 30 ball crosscourt down the line. The coach feeds a ball in immediately after a mistake. As soon as they finish the rally, they play 3 points cross court.
The coach hand feeds 6 balls alternating wide forhands and backhands. Make sure the player executes the movement cycle correctly.
In this drill the player has a resistance band attached to her waistand and stands on the middle of the court at the baseline.
Points to 11 without serve The point starts with a running slice backhand. The slice player starts in the forehand corner. After the slice, the point is played out on the whole singles court.
The Clip discusses the best grip to use to hit an effective one-handed slice backhand.
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.
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.
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!