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dimitr 03-24-2004 01:49 PM

Racquet full drop
 
How do you achieve that huge racket drop that the pros do? Ihave seen Sampras serve on slow motion and the tip of his racket was so much low pointing to the ground.Is it a matter of flexibility? Amazing staff! I think this is the secret of having a great serve,coming up to contact from so far away from the ball.Pronation ,snaping of the wrist and the rest will come without thinking about it.

Phil 03-24-2004 05:15 PM

With Sampras, it was a matter of flexibility and general physical build. The guy has very long arms and his shoulders are freakishly flexible-like a yoga master's.

Bungalo Bill 03-24-2004 08:59 PM

I agree with Phil, the flexibility Sampras had or has is very incredible. Guga also has "freaky" flexibility. Kind of like Exorcist flex.

Some people just dont have that kind of flex. Strength and flexibility in tennis is a winning combination. As I get older, I notice I am not as flexible especially on the serve, it has really had a small negative effect in some parts of my game.

Momo 03-25-2004 03:42 PM

hmmm...
Anyone know of a good place to become possesed my an evil spirit? :twisted:


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