Copying the Federer forehand.

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  1. babolat141

    babolat141 Rookie

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    Ok ive been trying to emulate my forehand off of roger federers. I am trying to make my swing more like his and see if i gain any benefits from using his form. I've been watching slow motion clips of him for a while and i know that there are some things i cant pick up in a video on youtube. So i was wondering for any of the teaching coaches out there that use slowmotion comparison is there any really important things he does when hitting the ball that can be missed on a video of him hitting forehands. I got most of it down using the straight arm (i did that before trying the emulate the stroke), Using the wrist to snap foward, etc. Well I've really mostly been looking at his backswing more than anything so if there are any people out there that could help make my forehand i little more federer like i would really appreciate it very much.
     
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  2. Headshotterer

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    we dont know what to help you with without videos of you hitting!
     
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    well for starter, try copying him to the last detail even his backhand.
    Also his dominate finger is his middle finger.
    This should be enough to keep u busy for awhile
     
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