forehand

  1. Q

    Raquet drop during swing

    Hi, I'm currently a player on my high school team and I have a question regarding staying relaxed as I hit. So, obviously you want to stay relaxed however shouldn't this mean your raquet head drop completely to the ground? from every video of a pro I've watched their raquet head drop then they...
  2. 10isMaestro

    Small changes with big results

    I wanted to share with you my recent experience of some small adjustments that helped me a lot. I got to play a few times this week and I had some troubles with my strokes. I had an easier time hitting neat groundstrokes off both wing last year and the feel didn't seem to get back. My forehand...
  3. E

    critique her forehand

    My daughter turns 13 in August and has taken 20 hrs of lessons beginning last September until March this year She is beginning to develop what seems to me the windshield wiper forehand given that her racket head ends below her shoulder pointing somewhat downwards instead of the old-school over...
  4. Devin

    Federer's Game Ranked By The Years

    I couldn't think of a better name for this thread, and I didn't find any threads addressing this already. That being said, what do you guys think was Federer's best year for the following aspects of his game? Serve Forehand Backhand (Topspin and slice) Return of Serve Footwork/Speed (Court...
  5. S

    Playing with two forehand grips?

    Hi, I play tennis for 3 years, got to somewhat 4.5 lvl and still improving, practicing hard daily. Last week practicing for a tournament I've found myself hitting only with notable weaker players, (3.5 best) that couldn't handle my pace, and I had difficulty maintaining a practice rally that...
  6. dimkin

    "Abbreviated take-back" on the forehand ...

    So as it is evident from my previous posts - I keep tinkering with my forehand, and this video of Cilic Inspired me to try to take an "abbreviated" approach - so on the take back, to do nothing but do the unit turn and "point the flashlight" at the ball ... nothing else ... resulting in the...
  7. P

    Sign of true relaxation on modern forehand.

    Would it be accurate to say that on the modern forehand, the tip of the racquet leads the arm because the arm and hand are extremely relaxed through impact and the racquet has enough upward momentum that it literally pulls the arm up into a relaxed finish? (This momentum is generated by the...
  8. F

    Forehand Contact-Point to wide in front...

    It seems, that the contact point on my forehand is to wide in front of my body. Most of the pros contact-point is around their front foot: any ideas how I could fix that?
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