Originally Posted by Cheetah
To me it sounds like you are saying that hitting out in front means hitting the ball while it is closer to the net that the body. Is that what you meant?
How about this. Out front means the contact pt has less distance to the net
than your body has to net.
Hitting behind you means you are closer to the net than the contact point and
hitting to the side means you and the contact pt are both about the same
distance to the net.