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The Rafa Swinging Forehand

Do you ever wonder what to do with those high floaters in the middle of the court? I mean should you volley it in to be safe or whale away? Today I am going to show you what Rafa Nadal would do and how you can use this shot in your game.

So choice A is to volley it with a punch. Do you think Rafa would choose choice A? Maybe sometimes but most of the time he would…

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Added by Peter Freeman on February 18, 2014 at 5:00am — 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,…

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

A Simple Path To The Modern Forehand

Have you ever used a sponge ball (those oversized orange/yellow now sold for kids) and played it back and forth over the net with your hand?

This is perhaps the most basic and most helpful drill of all.

If you don't have a partner, you can do this drill against a wall or your garage door. Once…

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Added by Oscar Wegner on September 3, 2013 at 11:00pm — 4 Comments

Learning a Forehand by Serioustennislessons.com

The Forehand can seem like a very complicated stroke to master as there are several steps that need to happen in a particular order with great fluidity and smoothness. To start without feeling overwhelmed here are the steps that need to be understood and perfected:

• The side on position

• The take back

• The drop of the racquet

To learn more about how mastering these three steps can help you hit a world class forehand check out my blog:…

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Added by Aleksey Bubis on April 16, 2013 at 9:30pm — 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…

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

Strong core and lower body to improve your tennis game.

The US Open has started and it is absolutely beautiful to watch the male and female tennis players move around the court with grace, power, prowess and precision. How motivating it is for us to try to be at least a little bit like them. If you watch carefully, you will notice smooth and quick footworkstrong lower body and core, and many big forehands.

 

In your off-court training, you want to focus on the leg and core…

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Added by Suzanna Tennis-Fitness on September 5, 2011 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Ryan Sweeting - Windshield Wiper Forehand - Slow Motion

Ryan Sweeting at U.S. Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas.

 

 

 

I'll try to get some footage of Isner v. Karlovic edited and posted soon.

 

Todd

click here for some great Tennis Training…

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Added by Todd Scott on April 13, 2011 at 2:22pm — 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...…

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Added by Gary Sakuma on January 8, 2010 at 7:30pm — 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

Avoid Wrist Injuries on your Forehand

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 15, 2009 at 2:41am — No Comments

Tennis Lesson: When to Approach the Net and How

Added by Gary Sakuma on September 29, 2009 at 8:51pm — No Comments

SloMo: Topspin Forehand of a Professional

Added by Gary Sakuma on September 28, 2009 at 1:10am — No Comments

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