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Old 08-15-2012, 07:43 PM   #196
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Originally Posted by Limpinhitter View Post
Because when the elbow is in and forward, you lead the takeback with the hand.

Federer leading with the hand:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ImeQaAyFPc

Nadal (with wrist extremely cocked) leading with the hand:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s6o66M1Lsg

Djokovic leading with the hand (his elbow comes slightly away from his body):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TZ2z...e=results_main
all those videos show them leading w/ the elbow except nadal and you can see his elbow goes back before the hand. then the hand goes behind the elbow (the backswing). the videos you showed are starting from midway from the takeback. Look at a video that shows them starting from the ready position. they lead with the elbow then elbow stops and hand goes behind.
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