View Full Version : My Groundstrokes (Comments)

01-31-2009, 10:40 PM
Please comment:


Say anything. Bad habits, things to improve. Talk about your cat/dog if you want. Anything.

01-31-2009, 10:42 PM
Oh yeah "view in HD" if you can't see anything. It's really blur by default.

01-31-2009, 10:58 PM
Your strokes seem pretty good. Although seeing where the ball you hit lands would also be helpful.
A few suggestions:
1.) Your forehand strokes seem a bit loopy. Bring the racquet around and make contact slightly in front of you and follow through.
2.) Try to hit the ball as it bounces up at waist level. Dont let it bounce so high and then hit. It gets difficult to hit this high.
3.) As you prepare to hit the ball, whether it be forehand or backhand, remember to turn your shoulder to the net and swing through for the stroke.
4.)Backhands, step forward into the ball for the stroke.

02-01-2009, 04:07 AM
Not bad at all. However, many times, right after you hit, you stand quite still, flat footed. Watch Nadal; even after hitting, he stays on his toes and starts moving back to the center, even if he is just a few feet away from it.

Stay on your toes and don't let your heels touch the ground too much during points.