Originally Posted by LeeD
She's facing lots of chest high balls, and will face higher balls in the near future. Stronger grip would help. Strong SW especially.
On the backhand, conventional thought is closed stance, old school oft hand forehand technique.
Maybe wait a little while before closing her stance, as modern lefty technique is open stanced.
The basic question here is whether the coach running a lesson
suggested any specific stance for backhand or "we are just hitting a ball"