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Tennis techniques: Hitting the slice backhand

January 26, 2022


Developing a slice backhand has many advantages. In particular, it helps you change the rhythm and hit low shots to your opponent. Here are some activities to help you add a slice backhand to your game.

In this video, we will show you several quick activities you can work on by yourself and with a partner.

  • Net Tape Drill
  • Self-Slice Backhands
  • Slice Backhand Rallies and Depth Drills

Work on all of these activities and soon you'll be saying, "Backhand slice? How nice!"

 

For more tennis tips, news and information, explore usta.com.

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