The Shoulder Level Shot

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By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo The shoulder level shot is used to attack a high ball from the opponent. The idea is to hit it hard and with little topspin. Technically, the player will prepare high, setting the racquet at the shoulder level. From there the racquet will come …

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The Off the Bounce Shot

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By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo Sometimes during a point you will be forced into a situation where you do not have time to back up and will have to take the ball right off the bounce. In these situations the most important thing is to shorten your backswing as …

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The Dipping Shot

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By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo The dipping shot is hit with a great deal of topspin, low over the net and short. It is used for passing shots, angles, and approach shots. In order to hit a solid dipping shot you need to accelerate the racquet head with the …

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Allow your Body to Rotate Better by Stepping into the Shot Correctly

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By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo A good footwork is the base of any stroke. A common mistake on groundstrokes, is stepping forwards with the foot parallel to the net. This will make it very difficult for the hips to rotate properly. In order to allow the body to work …

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Learn to Generate more Topspin on your Two-Handed Backhand

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By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo The forearm and wrist of the non dominant arm are responsible for accelerating the racquet head to generate topspin. Use your non-dominant arm as if you where hitting a forehand. Learn how to do this effectively to hit a heavier ball.

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Keep your Shoulders Level on your Two-Handed Backhand

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By loading the video, you agree to Vimeo’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock Vimeo It is important to keep your shoulders level on your groundstrokes. Your shoulders should remain parallel to the ground and your body should rotate without dipping forwards or backwards to guarantee a more consistent contact point. This problem is frequently found on two handed …

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