Tennis Forehand: Tips and Technique

From the proper grip to adding topspin, here are tips on how to hit a tennis forehand with winning spin, depth and precision.

The Lost Art of Chip and Charge

The Lost Art of Chip and Charge

Although it's quickly becoming a lost art form on the pro tour, the chip and charge is an invaluable tool for keeping the pressure on your opponent. Learn how with these expert tips.

Backswing: Keys to Racket Preparation

Backswing: Keys to Racket Preparation

Shot preparation is as important to making good shots as the actual execution itself. Find out how these two elements make the difference between a shanked shot and a winner.

Backboards: The Perfect Practice Partner

Backboards: The Perfect Practice Partner

With the proper motivation and attitude, backboards and hitting walls can be a great tennis conditioning buddy and practice partner.

Footwork: The Foundation for Success

Footwork: The Foundation for Success

The key to great tennis begins from the ground up. Here are five reasons why improving your footwork will also improve your chances of success on the courts.

Spin Your Way to a Winning Game

Ball spin is clearly one of the most important factors related to ball control in tennis. Here are a few tips to make ball spin work to your advantage.

The Three Forehand Finishes

When it comes to pace and spin, follow-through is key. Legendary coach Robert Lansdorp explains how the three forehand finishes of the modern game can help control points and dictate wins.

Tennis Video: Forehand Basics

Gilad Bloom explains the fundamentals of the cornerstone of tennis technique with this video tip from PlaySportsTV.com. Step 1 involves the proper grip for the modern forehand.

Tennis Video: Forehand Basics Part Two

Gilad Bloom explains the fundamentals of the cornerstone of tennis technique with this video tip from PlaySportsTV.com. Step 2 teaches you the proper swing and follow-through for a well-executed forehand.

Tennis Video: Forehand Basics Part Three

Gilad Bloom explains the fundamentals of the cornerstone of tennis technique with this video tip from PlaySportsTV.com. Step 3 emphasizes the importance of footwork and technique for a well-executed forehand.

Tennis Drill: Cross-Court Forehand

This drill is designed to work specifically on shot placement and accuracy of the forehand. The better the players become at hitting cross-court, the harder they can hit the ball.

Tennis Drill: Down the Lines

Perfect your shot making with this drill designed to improve your down-the-line accuracy.

Tennis Drill: One Corner - Baseline

The goal of this drill is to have one player move side to side while keeping the ball in play. This will improve player's stamina due to extensive sprinting, and also improve accuracy as the return should be hit to only one corner.

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