002 – BACKHAND x 1 – INDEX

Index of PAGES on THE ONE-HANDED BACKHAND. Check POSTS for related articles and essays.

BACKHAND x 1 – GET A GRIP

Pick a grip to start with.


BACKHAND x 1 – THUMB THEORY

The thumb is the path to power and topspin.


BACKHAND x 1 – CONNECT 3

…. but it’s all pointless without a Connct 3.


BACKHAND x 1 – TURN IT

No turn, no stroke.


BACKHAND x 1 – TRIGGER BACK 1

Pulling the trigger back


BACKHAND x 1 – TRIGGER BACK 2

… and load up the head to load up the shot.


BACKHAND x 1 – TWO SHAPES

Swing high, swing low.


BACKHAND x 1 – UNFORGIVEN

The Achiles Elbow.


BACKHAND x 1 – THEATRICAL ELABORATION

If you’re going to dress a game in someone else’s strokes, look to the best for your inspiration.


BACKHAND x 1 – STEADY HEADY

The (wo)man who stands still sees everything ?


BACKHAND x 1 – THE TRAVEL LINE

The ball’s on course… but which course?


BACKHAND x 1 – THE FOOT LINE

Delivering a payload.


BACKHAND x 1 – THE SHOULDER LINE

Keeping things square….


BACKHAND x 1 – ANCHOR

…is helped by having a fleeting anchor.