字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Welcome to the second part of the Roger Federer forehand video analysis series. In the first part, we looked at Roger's forehand grip as well as the unit turn with which he begins his swing. We saw that Roger has a conservative eastern forehand grip, and we also saw that he starts the motion with an excellent unit turn which is a fundamental aspect for any great forehand. In today's video, we're going to take a look at what happens after the completion of the unit turn. We'll see that Roger drops the racket below the level of the incoming ball and then swings forward and upward to contact. So from this position, Roger is simply going to let the racket drop below the level of the incoming ball. He's using gravity and his arm stays very relaxed throughout this process. Let's have a look at that one more time. Here at the lowest point, we can clearly see that the tip of Roger's racket is below the level of the incoming ball. The blue line represents the tip of Roger's racket and the yellow line represents the height of the incoming ball. From here, Roger can now swing forward and upward to contact. How much forward and how much upward Roger swings depends on the situation that he is in. If he wants to drive the ball more, he'll swing more forward and less upward. And if he wants to add a lot of topspin, he'll swing less forward and more upward. Now let's take a look at another forehand from a different situation. This time Roger hits with a semi open stance and we'll see that he also swings forward and upward to contact. Right here we can see that Roger again drops the racket below the level of the incoming ball. From this position, Roger now swings forward and upward to contact once again. The forward part of the motion helps Roger get enough depth on his shots, and the upward part of the motion helps Roger get enough topspin on his shots, so that the end result is a shot that lands with a lot of topspin and deep towards the baseline. Let's take a look at that forward and upward motion one more time. Alright, so much for the second part of the Roger Federer forehand video analysis series. The important aspects to remember are to drop your racket below the level of the incoming ball and to swing forward and upward to contact. If you do that, you'll get good topspin and depth on your shots. If you enjoyed this video, I'd like to ask you to click the Like button below and also subscribe to my YouTube channel if haven't done so yet because then you'll receive all of the newest videos.