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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?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koADJfIQBAQ
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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