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Forehand grip

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The forehand grip is mainly used for forehand overhead shots. It’s an easy grip to learn, and also provides a useful reference point for learning the other grips.

  • Mostly used for forehand overhead shots
  • Easy to learn, and also a useful reference for learning the other grips
  • Like holding an axe — but relaxed, not tight!
  • Correct finger positioning on the racket handle.