The slice backhand is EXTREMELY useful and versatile! Heck, early in her career Steffi Graf hit a slice backhand EXCLUSIVLEY and won grand slam titles before she ever even started USING a topspin backhand! Coach Mauro is going to show you how to hit this shot better than ever before!
"For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction." While we here at The Tennis Vault don't claim to have discovered this law of physics, it applies to the one-handed backhand in a way that Coach Mauro is going to explain and demonstrate so YOU can start hitting your one-handed backhand in a balanced, efficient manner!
In tennis, half the battle is being prepared. In this video, Coach Mauro is going to give you a couple of reminders concerning your grip and back swing preparation for your slice backhand. This will prevent you from rushing your stroke as you move into position and give you the time you need to hit this shot effectively!
If the ball is already off our racket when we hit it, why does the follow-through matter so much? Coach Mauro is going to explain and demonstrate why - and how to make sure your slice backhand follow-through is world class!
Many times when you see the pros play on TV, it looks they they are doing something that they aren't - and for reasons that may seem confusing! In this video, Coach Mauro is going to explain and demonstrate why Roger Federer's slice backhand looks as though is has a 'cut-down' finish - and why Roger does what he does!