(Possible for Novice as well)
This drill is a perfect way to get the concept down of the form for the forehand swing.
- What you will do first is stand close to the net
- Be in a defensive stance.
- Put the racket in your dominant hand
- Hold the racket in a slant (diagonal angle)
- Bounce the tennis ball in front of you so it bounces back up at waist height
- Start with the tennis racket low and then Hit the tennis ball while holding your racket in a diagonal angle ( like your skimming the tennis ball) over the net
- Follow through with the racket high across your body
- Continue this motion until you have the concept down of how your form should be while performing a forehand swing.
- Your legs ( Quadriceps,Calves,) because while standing in defensive stance for a good amount of time your legs will build up muscle.
- The Major adductor muscles (Sternal Pectoralis Major, Latissimus Dorsi, Teres Major) of the shoulder will be affected because while swinging the tennis racket in a horizontal adduction rotation continously will build up muscle with addition to hitting an object with force continously will also help build up muscle in the shoulder.