Forehand - movement progression is from the shoulder to the...

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Esther M. Ortiz EDU PAES 170.01 Forehand Forehand A. Proper Grip 1. Shake hands with the racquet. 2. In the shaking hands position, the first finger and thumb of the racquet hand  should form a “V” along the top of the handle, the point of the “V” lying in  the midline of the handle’s surface. B. Three step for ready position 1. ready racquet – carry racquet comfortably above your waist. Bend your knees.  As soon you know the shot is coming to your forehand side, the racquet  should be up and ready to hit – raise hitting elbow to a little lower than  shoulder.            2. feet toward the side wall – help to hip with more power and balance. You can  use forward pivot or backstep pivot to move your feet.
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Esther M. Ortiz EDU PAES 170.01 3. balance stance – have the feet a little wider than shoulder width apart C. Use an out-and-around (is not up and down) stroke mechanic – the forehand 
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Unformatted text preview: movement progression is from the shoulder to the elbow, wrist, and then the racquet. Shift your weight from your back foot to your front foot as you swing. D. Player should hit the ball when it is aligned with the midline area of their body (power zone). E. Aim to the front wall as close to the floor as youre comfortable with. F. Finish the stroke with the racquet swung past the midline of the body. Wrist rollover on the follow through allows for topspin that keeps the ball down after it hits the front wall. Esther M. Ortiz EDU PAES 170.01 References : Winterton, J. (2004). Racquetball fundamentals . Champaing, IL: Human Kinetics. Norton, C. & Bryant, J.E. (2004). Beginning Racquetball . Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. http://www.ehow.com http://cemood.people.wm.edu/racquetball/index.html...
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2009 for the course EDU PAES 17001 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Ohio State.

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