New Teaching Method:
One Handed Backhand:
Hand, Arm and Racket Rotation

John Yandell

So what could that rotation mean? We've seen how important it is in the serve and the forehand. It's harder to see but just as key on the one handed backhand. Basically the hitting arm rotates as a unit up to 90 degrees or more. A key component on one handed racket speed!

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John Yandell is widely acknowledged as one of the leading videographers and students of the modern game of professional tennis. His high speed filming for Advanced Tennis and Tennisplayer have provided new visual resources that have changed the way the game is studied and understood by both players and coaches. He has done personal video analysis for hundreds of high level competitive players, including Justine Henin-Hardenne, Taylor Dent and John McEnroe, among others.

In addition to his role as Editor of Tennisplayer he is the author of the critically acclaimed book Visual Tennis. The John Yandell Tennis School is located in San Francisco, California.

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