FOREHAND OVERVIEW PART 2-LEAN, LIFT, LOAD & LEVERAGE. In this video, SportsEdTV Director of Tennis, John Eagleton, describes how to lean, lift, load and leverage to prepare to hit the forehand. You will learn how great players like Federer and Nadal use upper and lower body together on this all-important groundstroke. These simple movements out of the base are a big reason why players in today's game cover some much court quickly and look so fast. This is video two in a seven-video series that breaks down the forehand fundamentals for today's game.