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Backhand grip

In Nick Saviano's book, Maximum Tennis, Andre Agassi is said to have a very 'soft' left hand on his backhand, and yet often I hear and read many tips suggesting a very dominant, or active, supporting hand for the two handed backhand. Especially now, with the more semi-open stanced players, what should I suggest when teaching the backhand to developing players?

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what drills do you use to teach contact point skills to mini reds

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liz Sharman Coach, England

I'm having trouble teaching the backhand volley. The?

I'm having trouble teaching the backhand volley. The girls don't seem to have enough arm/wrist strength and/or they don't get the correct angle on their racquet. Suggestions?

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could someone please advise what is best a one handed?

could someone please advise what is best a one handed backhand or 2 handed. I have a 14 year old girl who has amazing power who has been playing tennis for just over a yr is still doubting the one handed backhand lacks confidence in using it in matches . i would like to know should we continue to persuade her one handed is best but need to explain why. thankyou

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What is the best way to teach the backhand volley to?

What is the best way to teach the backhand volley to mini reds age 5-7 years? Do you encourage seperation of nondominant hand on contact 'fly'?

Karen Atkinson Coach, England

how can i make a 4 week plan for preparation for tennis?

how can i make a 4 week plan for preparation for tennis tournament i'll play

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How to teach single and double-handed backhands to U10s?

teaching single and doublehanded backhands to under 10s

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How do I improve my backhand in tennis?

how do i improve my handback in tennis?

Maria Paola Molteni Coach, Argentina

How to run try-outs, getting 50 students down to 32?

There are 50 students, and I need to select 32 of them. How will you plan your try-out? Test for accuracy? Fitness?

Farhad Roshanaie Coach, United States of America

Passing shot drill for four or five players.

Is there a drill to involve four or five players to teach a passing shot? Situation would be opponent at or approaching the net and plays a poor approach.

Keith Brown Coach, England

How to beat a heavy top spin player?

can anyone suggest a tennis tactics on defeating a player who uses looping topspin?this type of player loves to rally, uses high bouncing topspin, and loves long rallies . however his opponent hates long rallies and ends up losing the point. any suggestions ?

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How to improve a backhand - with topspin and extension?

I have a student who use to hit the two hands backhand too close of the body and without extensión. She is 16 years old and a good junior player. Also she tend to hit her backhand flat and we are working to combine more with topspin. Do you know how she could improve these two aspects? Thanks,Victor.

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When would i hit a backhand lob

What different game situations would you hit a backgand lob Asked using Sportplan Mobile App

Simone Coach, England

What is the most efficient way to plan a training

I know some coaches use ; Monday - Serve Tuesday - Return Wednesday - Forehand Thursday - Backhand Some are using wave planning and some use 3 days Serve 3 days Return 3 days Forehand My Question is what is the most efficient way to plan a training

Berk Coach, Turkey


in 1 and 3 what kind of shot does player hit

Sokol Tigani Coach, United Kingdom

How to organize favorite drills?

I want to make my own collection of drills that I like but would like to have them organized (warmup, forehand, backhand,...). How can I do that?I can't find a way to add drills to my folders and when adding them to my favorites list, there is no way of organizing them

Marc Siegel Coach, Germany
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