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By Larry Hodges | Oct. 23, 2013, 9 a.m. (ET)

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Forehand Position for Backhands?

Larry Hodges When playing close to the table, you have very little time to make a transition from forehand to backhand shots, and vice versa. If you are playing a quick, off-the-bounce backhand, there’s no need to go into a backhand stance for this shot. Therefore, learn to play this shot from a forehand stance, with the right leg (for right-handers) slightly back. That way you’ll be able to make a quicker transition to the forehand..

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