When the pros return serve.....

Discussion in 'General Pro Player Discussion' started by RCizzle65, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. RCizzle65

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    ....why are they always moving before the serve? Like they usually move left to right slightly, while the server is still bouncing the ball, is it just a focus/ritual thing?
     
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  2. Fuji

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    I think it's just them warming up/starting their split step for the serve to react, for the most part anyway! :)

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  3. MajinX

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    u mean the swaying? its not just the pros... it happens even in highschool level tennis, its preparation.
     
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  4. RCizzle65

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    Yeah the swaying, idk, I guess I don't realize it much when I'm playing, but I see it on TV all the time. I don't sway either, but my return sucks so yeah, lmao.
     
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  5. Solomnstr

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    haha. same here, I wonder how it could possibly help, but yeah. Who am I to say anything?
     
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  6. Big_Dangerous

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    I think it's just a habit/rhythm kind of a thing. At this point it totally happens subconsciously for them as they've probably been doing it for many years.
     
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  7. LetsGoRoddick

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    Hmm. This is quite interesting. Im not quite sure if I sway myself =\

    Never really noticed.
     
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  8. Raid

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    It is easier to move when you are already moving
     
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  9. larry10s

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    ^^^^^ agreed
     
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