forehand takebacks!!!

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  1. i love t3nn1s

    i love t3nn1s Banned

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    when you are preparing to hit the forehand shot...and you bring your racket back in like a circle or something...are you supposed to make the takeback circle your wrist or your arm or both...??
     
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  2. wihamilton

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    the takeback is pretty stylistic... how you take the racket back isn't a fundamental part of you shot. that said, if you are trying to develop a consistent takeback, mimicking 1/2 circle, or a "C," is a good place to start. keep the wrist pretty stable as you get the racket back.
     
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    I've found that my best strokes typically involve little to no take back circles. The more compact the stroke, the better your timing, etc. Enormous benefit for returns as well.
     
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  4. BabblingPsychopath

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    I've hit many forehands that I wish I could take back.

    (sorry - couldn't resist)
     
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