A few videos

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  1. NTexas

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  2. LeeD

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    If you like your game as is, keep working and get better.
    You hit just like Tlm, a 4.0 who likes his game as is.
    If you want more power in forehands, start a loop ATP style of swing, like the top 10 ATP players. Learning it is a tough road, so don't expect instant gratification.
     
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  3. NTexas

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    I want to get better so I will keep on working on it. I was more surprised by how lazy my feet are and my left hand just kind of hangs out there and does nothing. I watched tlms video and I don't really see how our forehands are close. but that is your opinion.
     
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  4. LeeD

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    YOU watched Tlm's vids and don't see how your forehands are similar?
    OK, that shows us what we need to know.
     
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    Um, you do hit exactly like tlm.

    You have the exact same extreme grip. You drop your non-hitting arm off the racquet and place it at your side instead of reaching across to the ball. You initiate the swing with your arm and then swing through leaving your shoulders frozen.

    Instead, you should be planting/pushing the inside foot, rotating your hips, your core, your shoulders... and let your shoulders pull your arm into the shot.

    The only difference between you and tlm is 30 years.
     
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  6. NTexas

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    Maybe I do hit just like him. Heck I have been wrong a lot. I know I really only use my arm and never use my shoulders. I worked on it today and it was a little better. It just felt odd actually doing it correct. I will take another video in a few days and see if it gets any better. Thanks for the tips.
     
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