Our player is making progress in learning the one-handed backhand. Now, we start feeding her balls from the other side of the court, from the mid-court and from the baseline. Next, we will rally, that is hitting the balls to each other. First, we will use soft balls and then normal pressurized balls.
Our beginner tennis player is learning how to properly hold the racket with the right grip for the one-handed backhand stroke. Additionally, Javi is teaching the student how to technically execute the basic swing of this stroke in three simple steps. In the end, we will see how to start generating some topspin.
In this tennis lesson, our beginner player is taking the first steps to hit one-handed backhand stroke. She will learn to judge the right distance and height of the ball as well as simulate the basic movement of this tennis shot. We will not need a tennis racket to practice the exercises; however, today we will use tennis balls, soft balls and a medicine ball.