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albino smurf
04-15-2008, 03:30 AM
Just one, it is quick. Ran out of batteries and it was too cold to walk home and back.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=rDVXfs9nYcU

Djokovicfan4life
04-15-2008, 03:49 AM
That angle's gonna make it difficult for anyone to give any real advice. I LOVE the grunt though, I thought I was the only one who did that on these boards. :wink:

albino smurf
04-15-2008, 04:27 AM
I'll get fresh batteries and change angles in the next day or so.

Yeah... I'm a grunter.. only when I'm gunning it.

Rickson
04-15-2008, 04:29 AM
Just one, it is quick. Ran out of batteries and it was too cold to walk home and back.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=rDVXfs9nYcU

That is one smurfed up serve.

DJG
04-15-2008, 05:27 AM
I'm spotting an eastern FH grip for the serve. At the very least (not looking at anything else), I would change that to a continental.

Djokovicfan4life
04-15-2008, 07:41 AM
That is one smurfed up serve.

It's SMURFTASTIC! :twisted:

chipsbuzz
04-15-2008, 09:21 AM
I'm pretty sure you're shoulders are opening up to the court too early.
I don't know if you wanted critique or anything...

albino smurf
04-15-2008, 09:23 AM
Yes. I was shooting for a critique. How to correct the shoulders opening too early tuirn later or what?

Rafael_Nadal_6257
04-15-2008, 12:21 PM
First, change your grip. You also need to get your racket to almost 'scratch your back'. After contact, you seem rather unbalanced and take a couple steps to the left, which is unnecessary and will hurt you at higher levels.

Pretty good racket head speed, IMHO.

Djokovicfan4life
04-15-2008, 01:37 PM
Can't really see what grip your using but you should be using a continental or eastern backhand grip for serves. Also, a tip that really helped my serve was to treat the swing like a throwing motion, like how you would throw a ball. That probably doesn't help at all but it really helped me to loosen up and not muscle the ball as much.

albino smurf
04-15-2008, 03:11 PM
Appreciate the advice. I'll post more soon.

quicken
04-15-2008, 07:01 PM
can't see the motion get a better video

mmeyer1
04-15-2008, 09:25 PM
I'd say your smurfing the ball too much
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