after you hit, where are you looking?

Discussion in 'Junior League & Tournament Talk' started by kuyoungj, Jan 10, 2007.

  1. kuyoungj

    kuyoungj New User

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    ok so I was watching federer hit in slow motion and I found out

    something interesting (well you guys probably knew this ;) )

    when federer hits the ball he doesn't take move his head to see where the

    ball went but keeps staring at where the point of contact was.

    Does this help you in anyways?
     
  2. brayman9

    brayman9 Semi-Pro

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    i hit i one hander to and it is very similar to Roger and if i keep my head down you get really good one hander contact
     
  3. Banger

    Banger Rookie

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    I have tried to keep my head down like Federer as well on the forehand and backhand but it does for me at least seem awkward on the forehand. Doing it on the backhand helps but I tend to hit the ball out or in the net if I do it on the forehand.
     
  4. timm

    timm New User

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    my 1 hander BH i used to look backwards :) but now i changed it and its kinda like roger. it really helps to make a good contact
     
  5. Kabob190

    Kabob190 Rookie

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    when i am hitting good i am looking at the spot of contact after i hit the ball
    and when i am sucking (99.9% of the time) i am looking forewards
     
  6. Silentgunz

    Silentgunz Rookie

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    I watched the ball coming to my racquet and after I hit it I follow the ball where its going
     
  7. Voltron

    Voltron Hall of Fame

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    Pffft, like I'd know
    I'm looking at the contact point the whole time.
     
  8. mhstennis100

    mhstennis100 Semi-Pro

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    Usually at the beautiful shot I hit. Or, in reality, I try to look at my contact point. Sometimes I my head strays and thats when my shots aren't as good.
     
  9. StealthGnome

    StealthGnome Semi-Pro

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    I watch the ball.
     
  10. donut

    donut Rookie

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    watch contact point, i try to read the print on the ball before to keep eye contact. i like to think to keep my eyes and head there until i am able to spit after my arm has passed my head point. (i dont really spit just a reference)
     
  11. haerdalis

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    The right thing to watch is the contact point and not the ball.
     

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