Tennis Training Videos
1-HANDED BACKHAND - RETURN OF SERVE TECHNIQUE. Many people think you need a 2-handed backhand to hit great returns. While 2-handers gain some advantage on high, kicking serves, we’ll show you the technique to make your 1-hander a fearsome weapon. Learn to use the open and semi-open stance return technique to attack opponents serves and gain control of the point from your first shot. Watch grand-slam winner, Martin Damm, demonstrate the technique for formidable 1-handed returns.
1-HANDED BACKHAND OVERVIEW. Learn the fundamentals of a great 1-handed backhand, starting with a strong base, moving through the synchronization of the upper and lower body, the basic movements out of the base, the use of the wrist, getting to contact and the wrap-around finish with full rotation. All levels will benefit from this overview of the most important shot in tennis. Video features grand-slam winner, Martin Damm.
1-HANDED BACKHAND PROGRESSION 1 - FEEL & ROLL. In 1-Handed Backhand Progression 1, you will learn the proper use of the hand and wrist to “lift & roll” to create topspin when hitting this a all-important stroke. This skill, which creates thin ball contact and a “windshield wiper” action for shot shape and control, is a must-have for players of all levels. Video features grand-slam winner, Martin Damm.
1-HANDED BACKHAND PROGRESSION 2 - USING THE WRIST PART 1. In 1-Handed Backhand Progression 2, working close to the net, you will establish the ideal contact point for the stroke, learn to “lift and roll” with the wrist at contact, and how rotate the hips at contact. These skills, which form the foundation of a great 1-handed backhand, are essential for players of all levels, but a must for players new to the game. Video features grand-slam winner, Martin Damm.