Originally Posted by connico
To remain consistent and to learn is to do things repetively. Adjusting on the fly to compensate is a bad thing.. you know that right?
So whether you hit with bent arm or a straight arm you still need to work on your foot work and should not be adjusting your arm position on the fly.
Unless your a professional tennis player or a high level tennis player, adjusting on the fly can only lead to disaster.
So which is more difficult to learn and which is done more often for amateur players? Adjusting on the fly or achieving near perfect footwork so adjusting isn't necessary?
if the straight arm is easier to learn / consistent then why are there so many 'how to learn the straight arm threads' and not any 'how to learn bent arm threads? How come an overwhelming majority of amateurs and pros use a bent arm?
And no, i have nothing against a straight arm.