Tennis is one of the most popular sports played in the world. Anyone can play tennis, from beginners to the pros. Tennis players can be divided into two broad categories based on their to hit the ball further and higher than a forehand or backhand. Most often, tennis players have difficulty when they hit forehands due to the fact that they aren’t aware of how to properly use the right muscles for their forehands and in what order to hit strong forehands. Likewise, tennis players also struggle with backhands due to the fact that they don’t know enough about how to properly position themselves for a nice backhand down the court. These two areas are crucial to the sport and must be addressed.
A successful tennis swing is dependent on your grip. Many new players make the mistake of holding the racket too loose or tight and end up missing the ball, making poor contact or having their racket slip when they hit the ball. The best way to strike the ball correctly is to hold the racket in the correct position.
The other thing you need to remember is that your forehand swing path should start out straight and then curve upwards towards the top of your body when you get to the top of your follow through. This is referred to as a high arc or cut shot. A hook with a low angle will have a natural wrist hinge and wrist extension. These factors will determine what kind of shots you should be practicing. If you are working on the bank shot technique the forehand swing is likely to curve towards the top as you get closer to the ball.
Always keep your shoulders squared with the ball. This will ensure that your shoulders remain in constant contact with your ball which allows your arms to swing freely. Be aware that your shoulders should never be removed from the socket or tennis racquet during your swing. It can make it very difficult to catch the ball if this happens.
When you approach the ball, ensure that your arm is pointing from your side , not to your backside. By putting your arm on your side can weaken your ability to generate power and create a great backswing. You must have a strong grip to control the rotation of your arm. A weak grip can lead to injury. It could cause you to not to hit the ball, or cause you to overextend your arms. This could lead to injuries.
The angle of your stance is another crucial factor to ensure the grip you have. Most tennis beginners are right handed and have their right arm slung across their bodies. For beginners, their left arm is usually slung over their body. Most coaches advise that you hold the club with the neutral grip or similar to a baseball position. Holding the club in a neutral position can help prevent you from having an arm that is not dominant when you swing.
Tennis players with open stance forehands tend to have issues with their forearms. Forehand players with an open stance are more likely to have issues with their grip. One way to address this problem is to hold the racket using a neutral grip. Closed grips are best for players with an open forehand. This can be achieved by placing the racket over your head while your knees are bent and your elbows are locked.
Tennis players who are non-dominant handed should swing the racket over their head and over their shoulders. The racket should point towards your crotch if an right-handed player, and it should face your waist if a left handed player. This will stop the head-over-head swing or the swing under the shoulder from happening. When you swing keep your wrists straight and lower your hips so that you don’t allow either side of your body any room to swing.