I get this question a lot, and the answer is simple. The forehand is the most used shot and when you know the proper stance, you are going to set yourself up in the best way possible.

Open or Closed Forehand?

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Tom Avery
Tom Avery

Tom Avery has been helping and coaching students for 40 years. Tom has appeared everywhere from the Tennis Channel to YouTube. His coaching and clarity is second to none. Tom empowers every player to excel at any level of the game. He has a quick fix for every problem and is often referred to as the Godfather of Tennis Video Instruction.

    6 replies to "Which Is Better Open Or Closed Stance Forehand?"

    • Don Angell

      Good advice Tom….it all depends on the situation!

      Don

      • Tom Avery

        Hi Don,
        Absolutely!!!
        To your tennis success,
        Tom

    • Anthony Capelin

      Excellent Video, Great Advice.

      • Tom Avery

        Thank you!! Much appreciated!
        All the best,
        Tom

    • Ron atkinson

      Great advice Tom use all the tools available in the tool box.
      Just a question which Wilson model are you using? I was using one of your Avery racquets but it’s time to get new sticks.

      • Tom Avery

        Hi Ron,
        I’m using the RF Autograph very nice stick. I still have some AVERY sticks left if you’re interested?
        To your tennis success,
        All the best,
        Tom

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