On behalf of Expert Village I’m a tennis instructor
in Oak Ridge, New Jersey and today I’m going to show you the basic of teaching tennis.
Okay before learning the strokes of tennis the most important thing is understanding
the different areas grip. Most common grip to be teaching a beginner is the eastern grip
and this grip is just shaking hands with the racket so that the V of your hand comes here
and you see the top of the racket is even with the V. Then you have the back hand grip
which you take the 4 fingers. The easiest way to teach this is the first knuckle, the
4 finger knuckle is on top of the racket. There is a continental grip which is in between
the eastern grip and the back hand grip. Continental grip is used by advance players many times
and the volley stroke where they don’t have to change their grip to back hand forehand.
Or in the other forehand is extreme western grip. A lot of players now use to create extra
top spin. These are your 4 basic grips in tennis.