Forearm Topspin and Lob

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  1. River Hill

    River Hill Rookie

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    I played around with my forearm topspin and I tried doing a few forearm topspin lobs. My question is are the mechanics the same and the only difference is the racquet angle?
     
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  2. Bottle Rocket

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    You'll have to explain to us what "forearm topspin" is.
     
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  3. mucat

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    Yes, the mechanics of the FH topspin groundstroke and FH topspin lob is the same. Except racket angle and swing path too.
     
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  4. habib

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    I would restate this to say:
    Yes, the mechanics are basically the same. The only difference is that for a lob, your racquet should be dropping lower and finishing higher, since you're trying to generate a lot of spin and hit the ball on a higher trajectory.
     
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