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Backhand Return Exercise

The backhand return can be tricky for lots of tennis players to master. Most people end up hitting off the back leg and the ball pops up. This exercise will help you develop muscle memory that will have you moving forward through the ball. Enjoy.


Added by Peter Freeman on December 14, 2013 at 9:33am — No Comments

The Frame

In older times the ball was addressed squarely with the strings.

In modern tennis you approach the ball with the racquet’s frame, the upper edge,…


Added by Oscar Wegner on September 25, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

Players and Coaches: There are two games going on out there...

One is - what 99% of the people that hold a racket play. That one is to try and hit the ball over the net. The other is what most pros and some college players are capable of, and that is utilizing the entire body and playing an effortless, precise, powerful and "natural" looking game. It's time for all of us to elevate our teaching and playing and get more players in that second category. Everyone can play the game utilizing their entire body to stroke the ball - on all strokes! Help…


Added by Jack W. Broudy on May 27, 2012 at 9:47am — No Comments

Just Add a Dash for the Perfect Slice

This is a fun video that demonstrates how to add the right amount of under spin to you slice forehand or backhand. The key is you don't want to add too much cut on your ball, which is what most club players try to do. This exaggerated cut motion results in a ball that floats too much and has no pace.

What you want to do is be…


Added by Peter Freeman on March 16, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

How To Hit the Backhand--Everything you Ever Wanted to Know

backhand lesson one: Slice backhand

Swing plane on the backhand…


Added by Gary Sakuma on February 4, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Comparing the One Handed and Two Handed Forehands

Loose wrist on the one handed forehand

comparing it to a two hander…


Added by Gary Sakuma on January 21, 2010 at 7:50pm — No Comments

Use of the Unit Turn on the Backhand--One handed and Two handed

First, we look at the two hander

Now we look at the one-hander and it's importance to disguise the… Continue

Added by Gary Sakuma on January 19, 2010 at 7:57pm — No Comments

Ways to hit the Inside Out Backhand return

First an intro to hitting a big backhand

an overview to the inside out return…


Added by Gary Sakuma on January 14, 2010 at 12:36am — No Comments

Compiled Analysis of Videos: Groundstrokes, Serve, and Putaway of a Tennis Superman

This dude tore through the draw at the Pattaya Open, one of the biggest tournaments in Thailand. His ability to hit shots was remarkable.

Big Power from a Wrist Snap

Superman DUNK Putaway I saw this and went WOW...…


Added by Gary Sakuma on January 8, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

How to Hit the One Handed Backhand Detailed

Added by Gary Sakuma on December 8, 2009 at 12:45am — 6 Comments

How to Build a Tennis Player Step Two: Add the Backhand

Added by Gary Sakuma on November 16, 2009 at 8:52pm — No Comments

How to hit the Backhand Slam

Added by Gary Sakuma on November 13, 2009 at 11:32am — No Comments

Counter the Low Slice to your Backhand

Added by Gary Sakuma on November 11, 2009 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Tennis Lesson: How to Attack the Backhand

Added by Gary Sakuma on November 6, 2009 at 2:43pm — 1 Comment

Tennis Lesson: How to Teach the Reaction Volleys

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 25, 2009 at 10:01pm — No Comments

Volley Lesson: Improve your Volley Through Soft Toss

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 23, 2009 at 2:23am — No Comments

Attack the Backhand and Why?

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 6, 2009 at 6:13pm — No Comments

Game Plan: How to Make One.

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 5, 2009 at 8:40pm — No Comments

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