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Grips



Forehand grip

This is the most simple, natural and reliable grip and the one most beginners should adopt.

It is known as the eastern grip or shake-hands grip because as you take hold of the racquet it should feel as if you are shaking hands with another person.

Curl your fingers around the grip near the base so your thumb and forefinger form a 'V' along the top right edge of the handle.

This grip places the palm of the hand directly behind the handle.

As you stroke the racquet through on the forehand side, it should feel almost as if your hand is hitting the ball.




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