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Old 06-08-2012, 01:44 PM   #49
chico9166
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Originally Posted by BevelDevil View Post
Del Potro isn't the best model for who?

Anyone?

Fed/Nadal may be great models for people who have the time, frequent access to a ball machine, and who can put off the need to play well for many months (years?).

But for many people who are time/resource constrained, or who don't want to be out of competitive action for long, Del Potro's forehand is the most accessible straight-arm forehand.

It may actually be easier to learn than the standard, double-bend modern forehand.

And, as I said before, it offers the option of transitioning to a pronated takeback.
Bevel, why would Del Potro be a good model? I actually think too many club players construct there backswing in a similar fashion to him.
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