Technical Analysis – The backhand open up

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The backhand open up is a shot which is quite challenging in terms of the technique needed to make it effective and consistent. So here we have broken down the shot and taken a look at some footage from an Academy member to see what he does well and areas in the shot which can be improved. This technical analysis is aimed at players looking to be more confident with their backhand open up and bringing all the elements of the shot into one smooth reliable shot. We look at the key areas to help you do this and, how to build it into your backhand spin up.