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Old 12-31-2011, 08:26 AM   #4
rkelley
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Originally Posted by albesca View Post
Tank you Papa for ur opinion. I don't talk about all the stroke .. i'm talking only about the forward swing. Before, body works hard for positioning and loading... but as the forward swing starts I think the body must reduce its role about to do the correct footwork and upper body would have to uncoils following the arm, and not driving it.
Well, I would advise the opposite of what you're saying here. The legs, trunk, and shoulders provide the power. They start the swing. The arms and the racquet whip around and the head of the racquet whips into the ball. The arms and wrist do some fine tuning as to exactly when the whip is cracked and exactly where the racquet head goes - that's why you keep your eye on the ball through impact - but the legs, trunk, and shoulders start the swing and provide the power.
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