Tennis Fitness: Are You Changing With the Game?
In the last 10-15 years, professional tennis players have made the change to the open stance forehand. In fact, many advanced junior and recreational players have recently followed this trend, making the transition to this new style forehand.
But why is this new style better? In short, the open stance forehand allows for more power and quicker recovery. Watch this video to find quick tips on how to hit the open stance forehand and what you can do physically to improve your game!
Now that you know how to make the change, take a look at the 2011 US Open champion Novac Djokovic’s open stance forehand and compare it to yours. Look for the drop down menu titled “ANALYSIS SELECTION” and select “FOREHAND.”
Kevin P. Dessauer, PT, DPT