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How to Hit Basic Tennis Shots : Tennis Shots: Backhand Slice

November 5, 2019

Now we’re going to be talking about how to
do a slice, a backhand slice is also called a backspin shot. You’re going to have your
right leg in front of you, your racquet at the top. You want to shift your weight to
your right leg and your right shoulder, hit the ball in front of you. Racquet looking
forward, go a couple of inches and then that’s when you’re going to start tilting your racquet
just a little and you’re going to finish your shot. It’s better to do the backhand slice
with one hand but you really don’t feel that you have power in your right shoulder and
you want to try with your two hands, you can also do that. You’re going to have your right
feet in front of you, your two racquets and here instead of shifting the weight so much
to your right shoulder and your right part of your body, you’re going to help yourself
with your left hand and it’s just going to go forward and you’re going to let it drop.
It’s going to probably make your shot go a little shorter but it can definitely give
you a good shot on your backhand slice.


  • Reply navalazadora June 25, 2008 at 11:23 pm


  • Reply Mike Strater June 29, 2008 at 2:26 pm

    nice good thing ur cute then ill listen.

  • Reply VOLGORE July 1, 2008 at 1:22 pm

    backhand slice is also called a backspin shot lol. And yeh nobody uses two hands for a backhand slice u donkey.

  • Reply Oreoclan October 11, 2008 at 9:56 pm

    Actually, some people do use two hands on their slice. And guess what, their slice is TERRIBLE! lol No feel, no control, and it floats! lol

    This is why most two handed backhand users have terrible slices, they have people like this teaching them. At least 90% of professionals hit a backhand slice like a one hander does.

    Major problems: left hand should be on racket throat, need larger takeback, footwork sucks, almost no shoulder turn, weak elbow, shoulders open up. I bet her slice sucks…

  • Reply VOLGORE October 15, 2008 at 4:23 pm

    exactly there terrible the people who do play backhand slices with 2 hands. Perhaps I miss said what I meant. I know people do use 2 hands for this shot but as you said there control is not there as much. everyone can thumbs me down I dont mind, but if you wanna have a good backhand slice you dont learn it with two hands.

  • Reply Darksilver November 16, 2008 at 9:23 pm

    her voice is so sexy i love you lol

  • Reply Tony07UK June 17, 2009 at 2:56 pm

    2 hands for backhand slice? I don't think so! Watch the pros ..

  • Reply Geandily July 2, 2009 at 10:53 pm

    Morons this is for beginners, DURR YOU ARENT SUPPOSED TO USE TWO HANDS

    I swear to god people that watch tennis are as whiney as people that watch basketball, ever watch those jumpshot instruction videos?


  • Reply tolendoi123 July 10, 2009 at 10:23 am

    well you could do that……. but I'd go with the single-handed slice ^^

  • Reply UnlimitedRange July 17, 2009 at 10:35 pm

    lmao true

  • Reply Ciabaja August 10, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    even this is for beginners,2 handed slice is incorrect technique

  • Reply Alan Watts November 13, 2009 at 2:18 am

    fuk u 2

  • Reply Seba December 11, 2009 at 4:31 pm

    What about the two-handed backhand slice ? Does that exists ?

  • Reply Seba December 11, 2009 at 4:31 pm

    See the FYB2007's stuff

  • Reply Coach Mark Savvides July 5, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    Thanks for the example…

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