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Old 10-29-2012, 03:38 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Cheetah View Post
Maybe I shouldn't have used the words 'too much'. To me his going left looks good and fundamentally correct there.
But he said he wanted more power. So getting more weight forward will do that for him. His swing looks more like a
very safe rally ball and recover swing. Which is fine but I was giving him tips for power.

I think the bigger hitters don't go to the left as much as he does. They seem to be throwing their weight towards 1 oclock-ish (11oclock for lefties). More weight forward and thru and they use more ground forces.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPP1R...elated&t=3m05s
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=...ndscreen&t=41s

even murray here who has a big rotation and ends up totally on the left seems to still have weight going more into the ball and then just continues around. His right shoulder is really going into the ball here before the weight swings around. That's what it looks like to me.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YerH0-8n_0w&t=36s

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s6o6...eature=related

Now look at OP's swing. It looks like his whole momentum is going to 11 or 10 o'Clock before he even makes contact. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3gwV-xlcNo
Thanks Cheetah. Wow, the sense of speed you get from those videos is just amazing.

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Originally Posted by MarinaHighTennis View Post
DIII? Why? you can play and beat a lot of players in DII.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SfqR...feature=relmfu
Haha thanks, but I really don't think I could. Some, but probably not a lot.

I chose DIII for the academics. Realistically I know I'm a student first and then an athlete. I'm not going to go to some mediocre school for tennis and gamble with my education.
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