Originally Posted by Mahboob Khan
For serve: Hold the racket very loose as if it is going to fall off. A feeling of loss of control should occur. In that feeling of loss of control lies the control!
Mahboob, I'm able to keep a relaxed grip on my serve, but sometimes when I hit the ball off center, the racquet comes out of my hand and goes straight down into the court. I also hold the racquet with the heel of my hand hanging off the end.
Is this common? I just ordered an expensive racquet and would prefer not to crack it doing this as I already have with another racquet.