In this video you will learn about the continental grip.
The continental grip is used for the serve, the volley and the slice. Check out the other videos on the different grips used in tennis.
In this video you will learn how to use the continental grip.
The continental grip is primarily when serving, but is also favored for volleys, backhand slice or dropshots
The 2 key steps are: learning about the grip, and using the contintental grip
The tennis racket handle is made of 8 sides, or bevels
With the racket head perpendicular to the ground, the bevels can be numbered 1-8 starting at the top bevel and moving clockwise, for a right-handed player
To use a contintental grip, the base knuckle of your index finger, and the heel pad should sit on bevel number 2
The face of the racket and the palm of your hand will be facing in the same direction
Now you know how to use the contintental grip!