The Role of the Forearm in the One-Handed Topspin Backhand

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The forearm plays a very important role in a one-handed topspin backhand. It generates racquet-head speed and topspin. The forearm rotates on the backswing to allow the racquet-head to dip under the ball, then as the arm moves forwards towards the ball, the forearm will rotate explosively in the opposite direction to accelerate the racquet-head up. Let’s take closer look.

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