Tennis is among the most loved sports played in the world. Everyone can play tennis from beginners to professionals. Tennis players can be grouped into two broad categories based on their level to hit the ball further and higher than a backhand or forehand. Most often, tennis players have difficulty with hitting forehands because they don’t know how to properly use the right muscles for their forehands or in what order to hit strong forehands. Also, tennis players struggle with their backhands as they don’t know enough about how to set themselves up to hit a nice backhand down the court. So, these two crucial areas of the game need to be addressed by those who wish to be successful in the game.
A successful tennis swing depends on your grip. Many beginners make the error of holding their racket in a way that is too loose or tight and end up missing the ball making poor contact, or letting their racket slide when they hit the ball. The best method to hit the ball correctly is to hold the racket in the proper position.
Another important thing to keep in mind is that your forehand swing path should begin straight and then curve toward the top of your body when you get to the top of your follow-through. This is called cut shot or high arc. A hook with a low arc would start out with a more natural wrist hinge and wrist extension. These aspects will affect the type of shots that you need to master. If you are working on the bank shot technique the forehand swing path will naturally curve toward the top as it gets closer to the ball.
Remember to always swing with your shoulders aligned with the ball. This will keep your shoulders in constant contact with the ball even as your arms move freely. Remember that your shoulders must not leave the socket or your racquet when you swing. It can make it very difficult to take the ball back when this occurs.
When you approach the ball, make sure that your arm is directed from your side , not your backside. By putting your arm on your side can weaken the ability of your arm to generate power and create a great backswing. You need a solid grip to control your arm’s movement. A weak grip could be dangerous since it can cause you to be unable to catch the ball, or it could cause you to extend your arm. This can result in injury.
The angle of your stance is also an important aspect to ensure the grip you have. The majority of tennis players are right-handed and have their right arm stretched across their body. The left arm of newbies is often slung across their body. Most coaches suggest holding the club with a neutral grip or in a manner similar to a baseball grip. A neutral grip will prevent you from swinging with an arm that is not dominant.
Tennis players with open stance forehand tend to have issues with their forearms. Open stance forehand players tend to have issues with their grip. A great way to solve this problem is to hold the racket using a neutral grip. Tennis players with an open stance forehands should try to have a closed grip. This can be accomplished by placing the racket on 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. If you’re a right handed player, the racket should face your crotch. If you’re a lefthanded player, it should face towards your waist. This will help prevent either the head-over-head swing or the under-the-shoulder swing from occurring. Keep your wrists straight when you swing. Also, ensure you don’t give any part of your body too much room.