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Tennis Forehand Footwork: Bend Your Knees And Square Up The RIGHT WAY!

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Former top 100 ATP Player and USTA High-Performance Coach, Jeff Salzenstein reveal a specific tennis footwork pattern to keep your knees bent the right way, stay solid, and square up to rip amazing forehands.

In this video lesson, you’ll also learn the common mistakes that many tennis coaches keep teaching to their players about forehand footwork. Jeff demonstrates how you should move to attack those forehands in the middle of the court efficiently.

Here are a couple of simple tips for your tennis arsenal:

1. Step in and square up while keeping an athletic position throughout the shot.
2. When the ball is in your strike zone, get on your front foot more.
3. When you’re warming up, you can stay a little bit more upright. (Federer, Djokovic)
4. When you start playing points, you should get in a lower and wide base.

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Footwork myths debunked: Former Top 100 ATP Pro, Jeff Salzenstein, is exposing 3 common myths that could be crippling your potential. Most players make at least 1 of these 3 mistakes… Do you?

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About Jeff Salzenstein
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Jeff Salzenstein is recognized as one of the top coaches in the world helping players all over the world with his on-court expertise and powerful online tennis lessons. He has created several successful online programs that have positively impacted thousands of players of all levels from beginners to top touring pros using his cutting edge teaching methods…

Jeff was a top 100 ATP professional in singles and doubles and was the oldest American to ever break the top 100 in the world after the age of 30. During his 11-year pro career filled with injuries and setbacks, Jeff was determined to discover simple methods to make tennis learning easy and fun for himself and for all players committed to improving. Jeff is passionate about peak performance in the areas of nutrition, fitness, injury prevention, and mindset, and much more.

Jeff was also a 2 time All-American, national champion and team captain at Stanford University where he received his BA in Economics.

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3 thoughts on “Tennis Forehand Footwork: Bend Your Knees And Square Up The RIGHT WAY!

  1. Footwork myths debunked: Former Top 100 ATP Pro, Jeff Salzenstein, is exposing 3 common myths that could be crippling your potential. Most players make at least 1 of these 3 mistakes… Do you?

    Want to improve your tennis anywhere and on the go?

    How about getting a free tennis course including powerful lessons on the serve.

    If you’re on a mobile device in the US or Canada, you can tap to text here to get a FREE Tennis Course in the Tennis Evolution APP from Former Top 100 ATP Pro, Jeff Salzenstein.

    You can text YOUTUBE to 720-730-2090 to get the FREE tennis course inside the Tennis Evolution APP.

    If you’re not on a mobile device or are outside the US and Canada, you can click this link to get a free Tennis Course inside the Tennis Evolution APP .

  2. Невозможно слушать. Мешанина непонятных звуков. Тошнотворно.

  3. “Don’t bend excessively (no squatting).” Fine, got it.
    “Keep the knee bend thru the stroke. If you’re low, stay low on the finish. Don’t lift up.” Not clear on that. When we bend the knee, we are storing energy to be released. At what point do we straighten out the knee to release that energy into the shoy?

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