Let’s explore available tennis stances for attacking shots on forehand and backhand. You will learn the correct footwork to effectively attack the ball and take control of the point. We will explain and demonstrate each stance. He has divided the stances into those used in the back of the court, close to the baseline, and those for the mid-court play when a player is approaching the net.
Our player is adding spin effect to the ball in forehand stroke. This effect is important in order to be able to accelerate the ball without losing control. We can see if the ball had topspin by looking at its forward rotation. In addition, when passing over the net the ball takes a parabolic path.
Javi gives a brief explanation how to transfer bodyweight forward in the execution of a forehand stroke to a beginner player. The weight transfer helps generate power in forehand. In addition, he explains the correct follow-through which is the last stage in the execution of the shot.
Our beginner player is learning the basic technique of the correct forehand grip and swing. Forehand is executed with the racket held in only the dominant hand. The player is getting used to keeping their elbow close to the body in order to have more comfort and security of play.