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Old 10-31-2012, 08:53 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by KayFactor View Post
So, on my forehand when I finally rotate almost to contact, do I release the energy with my arm? Because when I don't use my arm at all, I have a lot of trouble on how to bend the ball in a controlling manner, but I get so much power out of it. But people say not to arm the ball. I'm confused.

Here's what djokovic does. I rotate to contact like him, I just don't know how he continues the swing. With the arm?
Great example of the confusion of traditional instruction on this issue. Imo the
over emphasis on extension leads to the problem you describe.
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