Suggested Grade Level:

3-7



Definition: Stroke used in a game of tennis when the ball goes to the backhand (non dominant hand) side of a player. Wikipedia Definition of Backhand Stroke

Knees bent - ready to move to ball.

Racket pulled way back - reach to the wall.

Step with same foot towards target.

Level swing with racket face pointed at target.

Follow through - reach to the sky on other side of body.

 

Video of Backhand Tennis Stroke (opens new browser window and goes outside of PEC)



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