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Backhand rearcourt footwork

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Basic footwork for rearcourt backhands

You need to turn your body and move towards the corner. The basic footwork is: split, step, lunge.

Don’t “turn and run” for your backhands

Players often turn too early, leading to a turn and run style of footwork.

Dragging a foot in the backhand rearcourt

Dragging a foot can help you adjust the timing of your movement, without losing balance.