Tennis is one of the most loved sports played in the world. Tennis is a sport that everyone can play, from beginners to pros. Tennis players can be classified into two broad categories based on their level to hit the ball further and higher than a backhand or forehand. Most often, tennis players struggle with their forehands as they don’t know how to engage the correct muscles for their forehands or in the right order to hit powerful forehands. Tennis players also struggle with their backhands because of lack of understanding about how to properly position themselves to hit a solid backhand down the court. So, these two crucial areas of the game need to be addressed by those who wish to be a pro at the sport.
A successful tennis swing depends on the grip you use. Many new players make the mistake of gripping the racket too tightly or too loosely and end up not hitting the ball or making an incorrect contact or even having the racket fall off while they are swinging at the ball. The best way to strike the ball correctly is to hold the racket correctly in the right position.
The other thing you need to remember is that your forehand swing path should be straight from the beginning and then curve toward the top of your body when you get to the top of your follow-through. This is known as cut shot or high arc. A hook with a low angle will have an inherent wrist hinge as well as wrist extension. These factors will influence the type of shots you must be learning. For instance, if you are practicing a technique known as the bank shot your forehand’s swing path will naturally shift towards the top as you move closer to the ball.
Always keep your shoulders squared with the ball. This will ensure that your shoulders are always in contact with the ball and allow your arms to move freely. Be aware that your shoulders should never be removed from the socket or racquet while you are swinging. If this happens, it could be very difficult to catch the ball.
When you approach the ball, make sure that your arm is pointing from your side , not towards your backside. Moving your arm to the side could reduce your power and your ability to generate power. To get your arm to move properly you need to hold a firm grip on the club. Having a weak grip can be extremely dangerous as it could cause you to miss the ball or it could cause you to extend your arm. This could lead to injury.
Another important aspect in the correct grip is the angle you stand at. Tennis beginners tend to be right-handed and wear their right hand spread across their body. The left arm of newbies is usually slung over their body. The majority of coaches suggest that you hold the club with a neutral grip or similar to a baseball position. By holding the club in a neutral position can aid in preventing an arm that is not dominant during your swing.
Tennis players with open stance forehand are more likely to have issues with their forearms. Forehand players with an open stance are more likely to have problems with their grip. This problem can be solved by using neutral grip. Closed grips are ideal for players with an open forehand. This can be accomplished by placing the racket over your head while your knees are bent and your elbows are locked.
Tennis players who have a non-dominant hand should swing the racket over their heads and over their shoulder. If you’re a right handed player the racket should point towards your crotch. If you’re a left-handed player, it should face towards your waist. This will prevent the over-the head swing and the under-the-shoulder swing from occurring. Keep your wrists straight when you swing. Also, make sure you don’t allow any side of your body too much space.