Originally Posted by Cheetah
hitting thru 3-4 is associated with the last gen of strokes with neutral/closed stance and not recommended these days w/ angular momentum and open stance. it's always highly debated here but majority would say no to that.
Hitting through 3-4 balls is still applicable in the modern game but only when you are attempting to flatten out the ball and go for a forcing shot. You would not go through the hitting zone that way on a standard rally ball that has to clear the net by several feet.