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.
Adding spin in two-handed backhand for beginner players
Our player is adding spin effect to the ball in two-handed backhand stroke. This effect is necessary 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.
Two-handed backhand weight transfer and follow-through for beginner players
Javi gives a brief explanation how to transfer bodyweight forward in the execution of a two-handed backhand stroke to a beginner player. The forward weight transfer helps generate power. In addition, he explains the correct follow-through which is the last stage in the execution of the shot.
Two-handed backhand grip and swing for beginner players
Our beginner player is learning the basic technique of the correct two-handed backhand grip and swing. This stroke is executed with the racket held in both hands and the leading arm is the player’s non-dominant arm. The player is learning to gain control in their non-dominant arm.