Backhand better than forehand?

Discussion in 'Tennis Tips/Instruction' started by hankash, Jul 21, 2009.

  1. hankash

    hankash Rookie

    Jun 13, 2009
    Hey everyone,

    I have a two handed backhand and feel it is better than my forehand. Sometimes as I get to a ball, I will run to my backhand since I feel I can get more power and control with it.

    In other sports, such as hockey and baseball, I'm left handed. In golf I'm a lefty but was forced to learn being right handed.

    Does anyone else have similar experiences in tennis or am i the odd man out?
  2. user92626

    user92626 Legend

    Jan 27, 2008
    You're not an oddman at all. I hit my fh 10x times better than my bh, but after some practice and warm-up and get my 2hbh line up, I enjoy hitting it more than the FH. Remember a big part of sport is about accomplishment. :)
  3. itracbui3

    itracbui3 Rookie

    Jul 5, 2009
    i have the same experience. i used to learn swords and stufff when i was young so my onehanded backhand is better than my forehand due to the fact that i used to withdraw swords with great force :p
  4. LeeD

    LeeD Bionic Poster

    Dec 28, 2008
    East side of San Francisco Bay
    Reality in all sports, one side better than the other.
    But don't matter, a good opponent learns when to pick on your weaker side, so exposes your weakness, be hit forehand or backhand.
    At our level, better to work on improving BOTH sides, and all the other strokes.

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