The forehand is main hitting method in tennis technique.
This is also main way for most athletes to score and win.
Today we'll break down forehand into 6 steps to help you create "perfect" forehand!
6 steps for a right hand
Whether you are holding racquet in East, West, or anywhere else, you have to pay attention to a small detail of grip.
When five fingers are close to palm that is clapping, there is a lot of tension and impact will be hard.
Therefore, index finger must be slightly separated from middle finger to form a certain angle, and must be held in upper position of handle. Thus, index finger, thumb and other fingers form a stable triangular support to give the racket more support and control.
The first step to a right hand should be to turn body. Hold a non-retaining clapperboard at mouth of racket to launch racket through rotation and rotation of shoulder, and fully prepare in advance to hit the ball. .
3. Racquet surface
After turning and dribbling racquet, you must release mouth of racquet without holding clapper in time, continue to pull racquet back, and then sink surface of racquet.
It should be noted that palm is facing down at this time, and surface for cotton is closed. Instead of facing palms to sides, surface of racket is perpendicular to ground.
4. Head lags/drops
Relax your grip, push your hips and shoulders forward, make racquet head lag naturally (the forearm and racquet are at 90 degrees), and at same time, racquet head descends below flying ball, and more racquet head speed can be obtained due to weakening of swing, increase in rotation.
5. Point of impact
Be sure to hit ball in front of you. In addition to fact that ball does not compress, swing becomes smoother, and can also reduce unnecessary head movement, better aim at ball, and greatly improve sweetness of ball. The likelihood of ball hitting zone.
6. Add a wave
Continue to reach in direction of shot after hitting ball, fully extend arm and wrap around body to close shot on other side of body. Full and relaxed swing movement is key to hitting ball.
November 01, 2023