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A two handed backhand is much more effective when you involve the whole body. The clip will explain how to use rotation of the body for a more solid two-handed backhand. To get access to the videos and premium media, just lo...
Ideally you should always avoid hitting the ball above your shoulders on the slice backhand. A very high contact point is much harder to control. Take a look! To get access to the videos and premium media, just login here, ...
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 accompli...
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. To get access to the...
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 n...
A good footwork is the base of any stroke. A common mistake on groundstrokes, is stepping forwards with the foot parallel to the net. This will make it very difficult for the hips to rotate properly. In order to allow the body to work e...
Many players tend to force the racquet instead of swinging it. Here is a great exercise using figure 8 swings to help you understand the concept of swinging vs pushing. To get access to the videos and premium media, just log...
Many two handed players have a hard time hitting an effective one handed slice because they are used to moving the non dominant hand forward. This will lead to an over rotation of the body and affect the shot. Ideally, both arms should ...
The best way to hit a backhand slice is to keep the racquet head open on the backswing, that is the strings pointing to the sky. This will allow you to swing more fluidly and efficiently at the ball. To get access to the vid...
Many players believe that in order to hit a backhand slice, the racquet head has to be open at contact. In reality the racquet head has to be almost perpendicular at contact. Having the racquet-face too open will produce more spin but th...
Ideally you should always try to hit an overhead when the opponent lobs. However, there are times when the lob is so deep that you will have to run behind it and hit it after it bounces. In those occasions, it is important that you run t...
In order to hit a strong two-handed backhand, the racquet head needs to stay behind the ball longer. Bringing the racquet-head up too quickly will generate more spin but less power. To get access to the videos and premium med...
The forearm and wrist of the non dominant arm are responsible for accelerating the racquet head to generate topspin. Use your non-dominant arm as if you where hitting a forehand. Learn how to do this effectively to hit a heavier ball. ...
It is important to keep your shoulders level on your groundstrokes. Your shoulders should remain parallel to the ground and your body should rotate without dipping forwards or backwards to guarantee a more consistent contact point. This ...
The right grip will allow you to make contact in front of the body on your one-handed topspin shot. Keeping the ball in front will allow you to swing with more power and control. Understanding the right contact point is half the battle....
Contrary to a one-handed backhand swing where the torso stays sideways, on a two-handed backhand it is very important to rotate into the shot. The hips and torso should be point in forwards at the end of the swing. To get ac...
The first part of the drill is to prepare with two hands and hit with the non-dominant arm. The second part is to hit with both hands and release the dominant hand at the end. To get access to the videos and premium media, j...
The non-dominant arm is really responsible for generating speed and spin on a two-handed backhand and therefore has to work efficiently. Here is a drill to help you understand the role of the non-dominant arm on this stroke. ...
A common mistake at the club level is to lock the wrist when hitting a forehand and swinging from the shoulder. In order to hit an effective shot, the wrist joint has to remain loose through the swing. Ideally, he wrist opens on the bac...
The wrist plays a very important role on the forehand groundstroke. It allows you to make contact in front of the body and helps you generate racquet head speed. A common problem is holding the racquet too tightly and therefore blocking...
The non-dominant arm plays an important role on the one-handed backhand. It helps take the racquet back on the backswing, and more importantly helps to keep the torso from over rotating on the forward swing by moving opposite the hittin...
The forearm plays a very important role in a one-handed topspin backhand. It generates racquet-head speed and topspin. The forearm rotates on the backswing to allow the racquet-head to dip under the ball, then as the arm moves forwards t...