Hit a ridiculous backhand pass today

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  1. The Meat

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    Today I was playing with a friend and hit this ridiculous backhand pass while on the stretch and it was done open stance! There was sick amount of side and topspin from my flick.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DHYA6ps50E
    It kind of was like what happened at 1:59.

    Anyone else hit this sort of shot before?
     
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  2. zapvor

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    yea......a backhand pass? we have all done it buddy. come back when you are passing 3 times a game. :p
     
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  3. The Meat

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    Wow, I was just wondering if anyone else has ever tried to hit backhand pass like you would in ping pong.
     
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  4. Greg G

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    Well I must say there are a few great shots I've hit that I fondly remember, even 25+ years later. So good for you, OP!
     
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  5. OHBH

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    I had a great backhand pass sorta like that last night. I was pulled wide just outside the doubles alley. Had already switched to a continental grip to slice it back to buy some time to recover but then I saw my opponent had gotten himself on top of the net and I changed my shot mid swing into a down the line winner 2 inches above the tape with pace and depth. Funny thing is I had already drawn this pusher I had been playing into the net many times and was hitting tons of great passes. He had finally gotten to the net on his own terms but after I hit that pass his face was like f@#$ me.
     
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  6. TheCheese

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    Man, when you linked that video I was hoping you caught it on tape. That would've been something.
     
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  7. Mick3391

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    Good job man, haven't read the comments, but don't listen to those who think you are bragging.

    Wish we could have a thread where we could talk about these things, do something cool, cool to talk about it, but some get jealous or think you are bragging, sad.
     
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  8. zapvor

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    sorry bad joke. my bad
     
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  9. Mahboob Khan

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    When you play a lot strange things occur on the court. Probably, there was only a couple of times when I thought I created a shot but basically it's the hitting situation that forces us to create things. By playing more we create more things on court.
     
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  10. Povl Carstensen

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    You probably had some speed from the opponent to work with? But great when these things come off.
     
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  11. slowfox

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    Brief moments of brilliance are nice. It keeps us playing. :)
     
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