What does it mean to "drive through the ball" exactly?

Discussion in 'Tennis Tips/Instruction' started by andymac1, Aug 19, 2007.

  1. andymac1

    andymac1 Rookie

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    I just wanna try to understand the meaning of driving through the ball. I'm not completely sure what it means.
     
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  2. Mountain Ghost

    Mountain Ghost Semi-Pro

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    Through the Ball

    A more direct vs. oblique hit . . . as in a more horizontal vs. vertical swing path . . . delivering more power vs. spin.

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  3. Hot Sauce

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    Yeah, it's the opposite of a brushing motion.
     
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  4. kingkong

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    extension, straighten your arm through the ball
     
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  5. shindemac

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    It's the same as hitting thru the ball. Imagine 3 balls lined in a row. If u do extreme topspin, u only hit 1 of those balls. If u drive thru it, u hit all 3 balls.
     
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