Originally Posted by tricky
Technically, yes. When you need to hit extreme CC shots on the run, lower your swing plane so that the finish is below the shoulder (i.e. "WW-style".) You'll end up with a reverse finish due to the torque, but your swing will be straight. It will look like you're slapping the ball wide.
Thanks. How about for shots from the center of the court? Can the pendulum style takeback be combined with a straight arm and WW finish to expand the hitting zone and provide more spin variation as a "base" forehand style?