FOREHAND – TENNIS LESSON 5

 

The Body Weight Transfer

of the Forehand

 

 

 

 

It’s a must in modern tennis to transfer the body weight forward to achieve longer hitting zone and power. See when and how you should do it.

 

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FOREHAND – THE BIBLE

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Right-handed

 

The Bible of the Forehand

The Technique and Biomechanics

 

 

 

 


The forehand is broken down into 8 specific phases:
1. Ground position
2. The rotation of the body in the preparation
3. The end of the preparation
4. The super spot
5. The point of contact
6. The racquet after point of contact
7. The follow through
8. The finish

Movie length: 6.26 min, a MUST for every tennis players.

FOREHAND – TENNIS LESSON 1

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Right-handed

 

Learn how to play a

World-Class Forehand

in 48.23 seconds

 

 

 

The “Fast Track” methodology is easy to follow step-by-step. You can adopt the technique fast and easy to your own game. Just remember to practise your new swing in front of a mirror, without a ball, before you enter the court.

We use the semi-western grip. An effective grip for putting topspin on the ball. You´ll learn how to play a modern forehand with a high and explosive bounce, (the heavy topspin), pushing your opponent behind the baseline. You will also learn how to use your body the most effective way. How to put power in to the game, how to hit hard – in a way thats gentle to your body.

 

FOREHAND – TENNIS LESSON 2

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Right-handed

 

The Swing Path of the Forehand

 

 

 

 

 

The start to learn a forehand is to get the right swing path. When the non-dominant hand leaves the racquet do not stop the swing. Learn the preparation, point of contact, the follow through and the finish. Maybe the most important part of the forehand, the swing path.

 

FOREHAND – TENNIS LESSON 3

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Right-handed

 

The Upperbody Rotation

of the Forehand

 

 

 

 

Body rotation, one of the forces in the biomechanics to hit with more power. In this video you will learn an easy way to rotate your upper body and you will automatically hit with more power and safety.

 

FOREHAND – TENNIS LESSON 4

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Right-handed

 

The Non-Dominant Arm

of the Forehand

 

 

 

 

 

One of the keys to succeed with body rotation is to start rotate with the non-dominant arm. See how far back the non-dominant arm rotates.