Originally Posted by boramiNYC
This discussion about aiming slightly off center for different shots is silly. For any shot you try to hit smack in the middle. That's where most power, control, and feel can be had. Plain and simple. You can hypnotize yourself you're hitting off center for different spins and so on but smack in the middle is where best things will happen. This is really a non issue.
Generally you are right but you'd be surprised how many pros are not hitting to the centre and it's not because they are unable to do any better. There's a reason for it. Have you ever seen Federer in slo mo hitting forehand? He hits it in lower part of the racket and rarely in the middle.