DRILL TYPE: Forehand Groundstroke FOCUS: Learning the grip and stance EQUIPMENT: (12) 25â Youth Racquets SETUP: Spread the players out on the court in their personal space next to their racquet. Make sure they have room to swing their racquet. Use no balls. The coach is out in front of the players. MISSION: The coach will demonstrate the grip and stance of the forehand groundstroke. Then have the players demo without the racquet. Once they have the steps, add the racquet. The Forehand Groundstroke Stance: Step #1 - Ready Position- Face the net Step #2 - Sideways to target- Make a T Step #3- Contact Point- hit the ball Step #4- Follow-through- over the opposite shoulder
Break down stance into different steps. Do not rush your swing.
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