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tennisboi206
05-22-2006, 12:33 AM
How do you do the jack knife?

Queensryche
05-22-2006, 12:54 AM
Stop watching POT :)

That shot is just a basic 2BH drive.

More than enough info around on how to do those :)

ta11geese3
05-22-2006, 01:08 AM
Yeah, all that pot is not good for you. Don't they teach you that in school? =p

Bungalo Bill
05-22-2006, 06:47 AM
How do you do the jack knife?

This was an old term used to help players feel their stomach muscles in the serve. Is this what we are talking about?

siber222000
05-22-2006, 01:39 PM
well lleyton hewitt uses jack knife too.. so its not always about POT =_=

snoflewis
05-22-2006, 03:01 PM
lol...do you really think that you can volley back an overhead w/o even facing it and have it land on the baseline EVERY TIME? (tsubame gaeshi or w/e it is)

MTChong
05-22-2006, 03:13 PM
I suggest you watch clips of Safin; he has it down pat.

ta11geese3
05-22-2006, 03:47 PM
I haven't watched any pot (except that new ova that came out heh) recently.. is it just a jumping 2hb?

siber222000
05-22-2006, 03:54 PM
u jump with right foot (if ur a right hander) and as u jump forward u swing two handed back hand, u need a LOT of balance for this move.. but if it works, it's very useful indeed ;) (this move was used to be my winner shot)
Reason u need balance is, because u will land with one foot and if u fall down... ur screwed :)

armand
05-22-2006, 04:15 PM
How do you do the jack knife?I do it with style, baby! Oh, how do you do it? You don't.

raftermania
05-22-2006, 05:03 PM
The Jack-knife bh is great for high-kicking balls usually hit up at your shoulders. You need a lot of rotational force. When you whip one leg forward and one behind you (like a jack-knife), this helps twist the trunk and generate the torque necessary to hit the shot. Besides the leg work, it is very similar to a bh hit lower to the ground.

TENNIS_IS_FUN
05-22-2006, 07:55 PM
2 handed backhand.....weight transfer from right to left leg....safin does it alot.....

siber222000
05-22-2006, 07:56 PM
lol...do you really think that you can volley back an overhead w/o even facing it and have it land on the baseline EVERY TIME? (tsubame gaeshi or w/e it is)
higuma otoshi :)

nViATi
05-22-2006, 09:10 PM
2 handed backhand.....weight transfer from right to left leg....safin does it alot.....
I don't think so, unless you are left handed. If you transfer weight from right to left you'll lean back and hit a pretty weak shot.