How To Hit A Forehand In Tennis
Learning how to hit a forehand in tennis may take you a little practice, but hitting a tennis forehand is a great way to exercise and have fun. Hitting a good forehand in tennis will depend primarily on the technique you use. Using the correct technique will have you impressing your opponent in no time.
To hit a forehand in tennis, you will need:
- Tennis Racquet
- You have to select a hand grip to be able to hit any stroke in tennis including a tennis forehand. A tennis grip is how you hold the racquet in your hand. There are three types of tennis grips, western, continental, and semi-western. The western or semi-western grip is ideal for a tennis forehand. To hold the racquet in a western position you simply hold the racquet in a hand shape position making sure your thumb is pointing up.
- To hit a forehand in tennis you will need to first get into the ready position. The ready position is the stance you take before you actually hit the ball. Being in the ready position will allow you to hit your tennis forehand hard. The ready position also allows you to remain balanced so that you can hit a tennis forehand.
- Hold the racquet vertically in front of your body with both hands on the grip of the racquet. To hit your tennis forehand, you will need to turn your racquet to horizontal. Now spot the tennis ball and aim to place the tennis ball in the center of the racquet. Brush up through the ball and bring the racquet across your body.
- Buy a racquet that is big enough for your body.
- Never leave tennis balls laying around of the tennis court.
- Make sure you use the right grip.