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.
The beginner player is taking their second tennis lesson where they hold the racket for the first time and hit some tennis balls. The player is exploring basic tennis footwork of how to move forwards, backwards and to the sides on their own as well as hitting the ball at the right distance.
If you have never played tennis before or even never had a tennis racket in your hand, this first tennis lesson is for you. In this video Javi is teaching the very basics of tennis footwork and stroke motion technique. His player is practicing moving their feet, catching and throwing a tennis ball.