What should one consider when making a forehand stroke in tennis, and what should you look to avoid?
According to optimumtennis.net, you should make sure you have proper positioning. Some other tips are to avoid a closed racket, holding your racket with a closed grip upon contact. You should also make sure that your swing angle is correct, from low to high. The other tips for a forehand stroke is to follow through, and transfer your weight.
What to do:
Stand next to the ball
Make sure you are in the right grip
Make sure you have both hands on the racket (right hand at the bottom if right-handed) then turn, let your let hand go and swing
Make sure you follow through
Get back in your ready positio before it bounces on the other side
Not to do:
Stand in front of the ball
Hit with both hands
Not follow through
Not get back in the ready position afterwards