how to do slice forehand and slice backhand properly

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  1. samprasvsfederer123

    samprasvsfederer123 Banned

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    also how you put a picture on your profile
     
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  2. autumn_leaf

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    for the slice. it a high to low motion. go check fuzzyyellowballs ' videos. they're on youtube now also in hd.

    as for the pic. you need 50 posts first.
     
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  3. Element54

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    yeah I recommend FYB. There are on youtube, or just google the name.
     
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    you need a grip big enough, not very big, just it has to fit your hand perfectly. i notice with small gripsizes its harder to slice than with bigger gripsizes.
     
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    I do that most of the time, but apparantley the correct way is high to low, then back high, with a locked L shape with the racquet and the arm. When I just practice I can get that down, but when I'm pushed wide or don't have time to set up I still tend to forget to bring the racquet back up:(.
     
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    Don't need to focus on the back up part, as it naturally does as you go into recovery position anyways.
    Since our arms extend from shoulders, and you do a long stroke for the slice, it naturally brings the racket up chest high, ready for your move back to center of court.
    Hit enough, it happens.
    Forehand, I slice off SW and continental grips. Backhand, I slice off a hybrid easternforehand/continental, continental, and Eastern backhand grips.
     
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