Good overheads require good preparation. You can’t expect to hit hard if you leave everything till the last moment!
Not everyone hits the same. Let’s look at some different styles of preparation. There is more than one correct way!
Do you start your preparation for overhead shots early enough? And what can happen if you don’t?
In coaching, we talk about the forehand throwing action, because the correct hitting action is just like an overhead throw. Practising throwing can help you learn overhead technique.
You can fix a lot of technical errors in your overheads by correcting the follow through. It’s easy to understand and very useful.
Here are two very common errors with the follow-through. Both are bad for your technique, but one can wreck your arm too!