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tangies08
10-04-2005, 09:13 PM
Hey I'm moving from 14's to 16's
I was top 75 nationally USTA for 14's but I am now just getting outhit in 16's. Im a pretty small kid, about 5.5 100 lbs. My speed and stuff got me through 14's but now it just doesnt work. I will try to get some video up soon but I have a a semi-western, not a huge loop and am having trouble gettin good pace on the ball. Anyone have tips for hitting through. Also, I know I have to get a lot stronger since I am smaller and stuff, but just basic things would help.

Marius_Hancu
10-05-2005, 02:56 AM
check
Forehand Issues
in the Sticky at the top of this forum
you might find there some ideas and clips
including this article:
Acceleration at contact (observations on Sampras's running FH)
http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=42851

Marius_Hancu
10-05-2005, 03:14 AM
also, buy a subscription to easitennis.com, they have good articles on how to hit a "ballistic" forehand