scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 469
Essential Strokes The Basic Game The Essential Strokes video is an instructional guide for tennis beginners This video is hosted and instructed by Van Der Meer who taught more than 5000 teaching professionals around the world On this video he breaks down different techniques into seven different chapters which are warm-up grips forehand backhand serve mental tennis and mini-tennis respectively In the warm-up chapter he discusses and stresses how important it is to warm up before a tennis match Start up slowly by doing exercises that help you become more flexible improve your jumping ability quicken your feet speed and enhance your balance In the second chapter Van Der Meer discusses the different types of grips tennis players use Depending on the player and their style their grips could vary from an eastern semi-western continental or a full-eastern grip He also points out that when you decide to change your grip from one form to another to have a valid reason to change the grip Changing the grip is important because it affects the point of contact angle of racket and the pitch of the racket Next he discusses the basic way and proper approach to hit a forehand You must first learn how to be prepared to hit an approaching ball First turn your shoulders and get your racket back Second line up with the approaching ball and use proper judgment to adjust feet and balance Finally make contact with the ball and follow through with your shot Be sure that the point of contact is where you want the direction of the ball to go On the backhand chapter Van Der Meer discusses the common thread that profession players have when it comes to hitting backhand The similar characteristics include having stability a good back-hand grip adjustment of feet point of contact following through not twisting the hips and acquire power from shoulders On the serving chapter he
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA