The Cyber Sports Academy   An Interactive Teaching Company  Presents……   “Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand”
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” <ul><li>I.  Overview </li></ul><ul><li>II. Core Elements </li></ul><ul><li>Ready Position...
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” <ul><li>I.  Overview </li></ul><ul><li>The forehand is the most basic shot in tennis whic...
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” Double-click to play
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” <ul><li>II. Core Elements </li></ul><ul><li>Ready Position </li></ul><ul><li>Back-swing P...
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” I.  Core Elements   Ready Position
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” Ready Position <ul><li>Ready Position </li></ul><ul><li>Head is up and looking at ball </...
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” <ul><li>Ready Position </li></ul><ul><li>Head is up and looking at ball </li></ul><ul><li...
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand”   Double-click picture to play <ul><li>Back-Swing & Pivot   </li></ul>
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” <ul><li>Back-swing & Pivot </li></ul><ul><li>Quick reaction to opponent </li></ul><ul><li...
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” <ul><li>Back-swing & Pivot </li></ul><ul><li>Quick reaction to opponent </li></ul><ul><li...
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” <ul><li>Back-swing & Pivot </li></ul><ul><li>Weight goes forward as racket goes back. </l...
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand”   Opposite arm extension      Good   Bad
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” Swing & Contact Double-click picture to play
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand” Stepping into the ball Good weight Transfer
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand”   Stepping into the ball   Good weight Transfer
“ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand”   Stepping into the ball   Good weight Transfer
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Uncoiling Hips are opening at the point of contact.
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand”   Uncoiling Early Hips are open before contact.
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Good Looping Swing
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand”   Swing & Contact   Poor Loop
  “ Cyber Tennis”   “The Forehand”   Swing & Contact     Good  Loop  Poor Loop
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand”   Swing & Contact     Good  Loop  Poor Loop
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Follow Through Double-click picture to play
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand”   Follow Through <ul><li>Perfect finish to start of loop. </li></ul><ul><li>Up and around <...
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand”   Follow Through   <ul><li>Finish is abrupt </li></ul><ul><li>Pattern does not have continu...
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand”   Follow Through     Good  Loop  Poor Loop
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Return to Ready Double-click picture to play
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand”   Return to Ready   Recovery and return to Ready Position
“ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand”   Return to Ready   Recovery and return to Ready Position
“ Cyber Tennis” “ The Forehand ”   Double-click picture to play
III. References <ul><li>Braden, Vic and Bill Bruns,  Tennis 2000 Boston, Mass Litle Brown and Company 2000. </li></ul><ul>...
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  1. 1. The Cyber Sports Academy An Interactive Teaching Company Presents…… “Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand”
  2. 2. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” <ul><li>I. Overview </li></ul><ul><li>II. Core Elements </li></ul><ul><li>Ready Position </li></ul><ul><li>Back-swing Pivot </li></ul><ul><li>A. Body Position </li></ul><ul><li>B. Racket Position </li></ul><ul><li>Swing & Contact </li></ul><ul><li>A. Body Position </li></ul><ul><li>-Footwork / uncoiling </li></ul><ul><li>B. Racket Position </li></ul><ul><li>-looping swing </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-Through </li></ul><ul><li>Return to ready </li></ul><ul><li>III. References </li></ul>
  3. 3. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” <ul><li>I. Overview </li></ul><ul><li>The forehand is the most basic shot in tennis which is a </li></ul><ul><li>primary weapon in the classic style. It is the stroke taught </li></ul><ul><li>first by most every instructors. It develops fairly quickly. </li></ul><ul><li>That is why most every tennis player believes that their </li></ul><ul><li>forehand is their biggest weapon. Most seem to rely on it </li></ul><ul><li>when under pressure with no sense of panic. </li></ul>
  4. 4. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Double-click to play
  5. 5. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” <ul><li>II. Core Elements </li></ul><ul><li>Ready Position </li></ul><ul><li>Back-swing Pivot </li></ul><ul><li>A. Body Position </li></ul><ul><li>B. Racket Position </li></ul><ul><li>Swing & Contact </li></ul><ul><li>A. Body Position </li></ul><ul><li>-Footwork / uncoiling </li></ul><ul><li>B. Racket Position </li></ul><ul><li>-looping swing </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-Through </li></ul><ul><li>Return to ready </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” I. Core Elements Ready Position
  7. 7. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Ready Position <ul><li>Ready Position </li></ul><ul><li>Head is up and looking at ball </li></ul><ul><li>Shoulders slightly open(net) </li></ul><ul><li>Body is slightly turned toward the forehand side. </li></ul><ul><li>Racket held up. </li></ul><ul><li>Athlete is on balls of feet. </li></ul>
  8. 8. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” <ul><li>Ready Position </li></ul><ul><li>Head is up and looking at ball </li></ul><ul><li>Shoulders slightly open(net) </li></ul><ul><li>Body is slightly turned toward the forehand side. </li></ul><ul><li>Racket held up. </li></ul><ul><li>Athlete is on balls of feet. </li></ul>
  9. 9. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Double-click picture to play <ul><li>Back-Swing & Pivot </li></ul>
  10. 10. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” <ul><li>Back-swing & Pivot </li></ul><ul><li>Quick reaction to opponent </li></ul><ul><li>Rotation of both shoulders together </li></ul><ul><li>Rotation initiated by shoulders </li></ul><ul><li>Racket back and opposite arm extended </li></ul>
  11. 11. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” <ul><li>Back-swing & Pivot </li></ul><ul><li>Quick reaction to opponent </li></ul><ul><li>Rotation of both shoulders together </li></ul><ul><li>Rotation initiated by shoulders </li></ul><ul><li>poor sequence of movements </li></ul><ul><li>body completely turned before racket brought back. </li></ul>
  12. 12. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” <ul><li>Back-swing & Pivot </li></ul><ul><li>Weight goes forward as racket goes back. </li></ul><ul><li>Opposite arm is not extended toward ball </li></ul>
  13. 13. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Opposite arm extension Good Bad
  14. 14. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Swing & Contact Double-click picture to play
  15. 15. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Stepping into the ball Good weight Transfer
  16. 16. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Stepping into the ball Good weight Transfer
  17. 17. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Stepping into the ball Good weight Transfer
  18. 18. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Uncoiling Hips are opening at the point of contact.
  19. 19. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Uncoiling Early Hips are open before contact.
  20. 20. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Good Looping Swing
  21. 21. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Swing & Contact Poor Loop
  22. 22. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Swing & Contact Good Loop Poor Loop
  23. 23. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Swing & Contact Good Loop Poor Loop
  24. 24. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Follow Through Double-click picture to play
  25. 25. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Follow Through <ul><li>Perfect finish to start of loop. </li></ul><ul><li>Up and around </li></ul><ul><li>Pattern has continuity </li></ul>
  26. 26. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Follow Through <ul><li>Finish is abrupt </li></ul><ul><li>Pattern does not have continuity </li></ul><ul><li>Finish is just up </li></ul>
  27. 27. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Follow Through Good Loop Poor Loop
  28. 28. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Return to Ready Double-click picture to play
  29. 29. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Return to Ready Recovery and return to Ready Position
  30. 30. “ Cyber Tennis” “The Forehand” Return to Ready Recovery and return to Ready Position
  31. 31. “ Cyber Tennis” “ The Forehand ” Double-click picture to play
  32. 32. III. References <ul><li>Braden, Vic and Bill Bruns, Tennis 2000 Boston, Mass Litle Brown and Company 2000. </li></ul><ul><li>Brown, Jim Teaching Tennis Steps to Success. Champaign Ill. Leisure Press 1989. </li></ul><ul><li>Kenfield, Ken Teaching and Coaching Tennis. Wm.C.Brown Company Publishers 1976. </li></ul><ul><li>Williams, Scott . Serious Tennis Champaign Ill. Human Kinetics 2000. </li></ul><ul><li>Yandell, Jon. Visual Tennis. Champaign Ill. Human Kinetics 1999. </li></ul>

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