The Backswing Is Different
In today’s video lesson, you’re going to discover how you can improve your 1 handed backhand, a shot that any players struggle with. Interestingly, getting clarity on what to do with your backswing can make all the difference with your 1 handed backhand.
A lot of players think they have to keep their backswing short on the 1 handed backhand just like they do on the forehand and 2 handed backhand.
However, the this shot is a different animal when it comes to the backswing. You actually should take a big backswing when you have time on the 1 hander. The way to create a lot of racquet head acceleration is to take full swing.
Make A Massive Shoulder Turn
When you watch Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka, Richard Gasquet, and other top pros you’ll notice that they take a massive shoulder turn that allows him to create a lot of racquet head speed by using their entire body.
Because of this big shoulder turn, the racquet goes back behind the body a lot further than on the 2 handed backhand.
Most great 1 handed backhand get the strings to face the back fence on the backswing.
If you’re having trouble creating racquet head speed, try creating a bigger shoulder turn and taking the racquet back further behind your body.
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