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Lotto
02-08-2009, 07:51 AM
Could somebody please tell me what a hawiian grip is? Any pictures? And on what bevels would you put your index knuckle and palm??

soyizgood
02-08-2009, 07:59 AM
Hawaiian is basically a flipped continental forehand.

http://tennis.about.com/od/forehandbackhand/ss/fhgripclosewt_5.htm
http://tennis.about.com/od/forehandbackhand/ss/fhpocwt_5.htm

Lotto
02-08-2009, 08:10 AM
How can someone even hit a ball with that grip. Never mind make a Roland Garros final!!!

Djokovicfan4life
02-08-2009, 09:00 AM
Hawaiian is basically a flipped continental forehand.

http://tennis.about.com/od/forehandbackhand/ss/fhgripclosewt_5.htm
http://tennis.about.com/od/forehandbackhand/ss/fhpocwt_5.htm

This is partially true, but you have to consider the way that the hand grabs the handle as well.

Matt

Ballinbob
02-08-2009, 11:11 AM
a hawiian grip is a grip that you should not use. don't use it, don't even think about it.

RestockingTues
02-08-2009, 11:26 AM
You can buy one in Hawaii. ;-)

Milik
02-08-2009, 12:38 PM
That looks painful.

Ambivalent
02-08-2009, 02:16 PM
Hawaiian grip in action

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YotDZDArC3M

Kenny022593
02-08-2009, 05:45 PM
You can buy one in Hawaii. ;-)

HEY RESTOCKING ISNT BANNED FROM THAT CONSTANT B0/\/ER COMMENT ANYMORE!