Originally Posted by LeeD
You are a techno weenie on the techniques of hitting a serve.
A good server pronates, period. If he's not allowed to pronate, his serves are slow, period.
Pronation good, not pronating BAD!
How can you debate whether a server holds the racket off line? Of course they do, every server who can serve! You MUST know that, or shut the frick up!
That's a little rude, but basically you are right. some people over analyze things.
People just need to actually grab a tennis racket and try it out to realize what's going on.
anyone who says that pronation doesn't add to racket head speed has not experienced, period.
look at this badmintion video by some asian nerd:
go to 1:20