Ball machine settings

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  1. Muppet

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    Tommorow I'm renting a ball machine for an hour. I need to know what interval to set it at for alternating forhand and backhand. I have just changed my FH and BH grips, so I'd like to set a pace that will force me to learn a quick grip change without it being overly demanding. What's a good setting to start at? 5 sec, 8 sec?
     
  2. pvaudio

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    I honestly don't think anyone can answer this for you. You will have to go out there and find out for yourself since everyone's fitness levels are different.
     
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    This will depend on the pace of the ball and spread pattern. Also, most machines have a 1-10 setting, not an actual time. Once you have the machine up and running it will only take a minute to get it set up the way you like.
     
  5. Muppet

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    That's pretty funny. Such dry humor. It's been a while since I saw that movie.

    I'll just wait and see what the guy who sets it up recommends. I hope the remote control has an option on it for this.
     
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