Tag Archives: Carl Danner

Forehand Basics

By Carl Danner Let’s review a few basics for any forehand topspin shot. Start with your weight balanced over your feet, in an athletic position with your legs bent a bit. You should have a back and front foot, the … Continue reading

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Be Like Ariel

By Carl Danner New United States champion Ariel Hsing is a welcomed addition to the JOOLA family.  She is the leader of a growing group of young American women making their marks on the national and world scene.  Like most … Continue reading

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When To Give Up On Your Strength

By Carl Danner Most players have favorite shots, and preferred locations at which to aim them.  For example, players with strong backhands often feel they should win backhand to backhand counter-driving rallies against almost any opponent.  Strong spinners may feel … Continue reading

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Two approaches to close games

By Carl Danner In the old days, many 21 point games were runaways in which one player took a large lead, and coasted to victory.  Today’s 11 point scoring doesn’t allow that luxury, with many more games decided by a … Continue reading

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