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The technique of switching the way the feet are facing to balance into and out of the extra step, from a wide-open stance shot.
The Mogul Step - 'Before'
Anna’s first step to her Mogul Forehand is far too small. This results in a half run, half side step movement pattern, which is totally unsmooth and inefficient. This “crab like” move means it is virtually impossible to be explosive or quick and the result will be that the player is late for the shot. This kind of mistake also makes it very difficult to adjust your feet or use your legs correctly.
The Mogul Step - 'After'
The first thing that is obvious is that Anna is now taking fewer steps to the ball. In the before video Anna took multiple crab like sideways movements. Finally the size of her loading step have increased dramatically.
The Mogul Step - 'Pro'
Now you have seen the "before" and the improvement in the "after" drop step clips, here is an example of the "finished product".

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