Webinar 15: Backhand Playbook


Welcome to the world's best singles strategy!

Craig O'Shannessy is widely recognized as the world leader in researching and teaching tennis strategy. Craig has coached tennis at all levels of the game for the past 35 years. He has been the official strategy analyst for two Grand Slam events (Wimbledon & Australian Open) as well as having worked with Novak Djokovic for three years (2017-19), helping guide the Serb back to No. 1 in the world while winning four Grand Slam titles. Craig has also been the strategy analyst for the ATP Tour for a decade, analyzing the best players on the biggest stage in our sport.

Craig brings all of that experience to this singles webinar, using winning percentages to teach the best patterns of play when serving, returning, rallying, and approaching.

Welcome to the Brain Game Tennis webinar on the Backhand Playbook: Videos, Tactics & Technique.

  • Duration: 90 minutes.
  • Host: Craig O'Shannessy, Brain Game Tennis
  • Q&A: During and at the end of the webinar.

Learn the world's best strategy from the world's leading tennis analyst.

  • Technique: Both one-handed and two-handed backhands will be analyzed.
  • Technique: Backhand topspin & slice will be covered.
  • Technique: Backswing. There are several pathways to prepare your racket back and coil the upper body against the lower body. Learn what works best.
  • Technique: Contact. Where should the ball be in relation to your body (front/side). Learn how to maximize energy into the ball and develop strong balance.
  • Technique: Follow Through. It's all about relaxing in the follow through and staying on the shot.
  • Baseline Positions A,B,C,D. Where are you standing when you hit the most backhand winners, and where is the primary backhand direction?
  • Backhand Errors: Where do you accumulate the most and why? (net/long/wide).
  • Backhand Defense: How to reduce your error count by playing to the correct targets when on defense.
  • Backhand Down The Line: Learn when you have the "green light" to pull the trigger down the line with your backhand.
  • Backhand Strategy: Use your backhand to build the point to help assist in finishing with the forehand.
  • Recovery: Where should you stand after hitting a cross court backhand to "visually" pressure your opponent for the next shot.
  • The Eight Ways To Force An Error: How to best use your backhand to force errors from your opponent.
  • Backhand Timing: How to relax your grip pressure.


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