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Old 06-20-2011, 07:35 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by TennisCoachFLA View Post
And I totally disagree with you and agree with CoachingMastery. By far the most cases of tennis elbow can be traced back to something with the backhand, a bad 1 hander, bad volley form. I think any sports doctor or long time coach will agree with this. Some cases may be traced to the equipment, but rarely is it the product of just a bad forehand.
well, I could tell you this,,,,, I live at a tennis club (literally) with 23 tennis courts. Nearly everyone who has tennis elbow has it because of the terrible form on their forehands. They try to snap their wrist, contort their forearms, etc, in order to "achieve more spin".

To add, whenever I see someone walking onto the court with a contraption to alleviate thier tennis elbow and watch them play, it is once again thier terrible form (especially on the forehand).

Same applies at the shop where I string. They take practice cuts on thier forehand side and same thing.
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