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Old 12-01-2012, 07:54 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by user92626 View Post
Unlike you guys, I think Djokovic knows what he's talking about. It's just that others might be too stupid to understand. Kinda like if a Zen master told you a truth, would you know? The gap is like that between DJ and us mortals.

As to why I think Djo is correct about wrist snapping. The action is correct as long as you don't injure yourself and it adds power. If you train everyday to reach your best potentials, wouldn't you want to extract every ounce of power out of your mechanics? The wrist is one of the moving joints so it sure can help with acceleration
I disagree. Novak is not a coach and he certainly is not an expert in biomechanics. He is parroting what many of his coaches told him 15-20 years ago. We are not denying that that wrist actions occur on the serve and can occur on other strokes. The question is, "does this constitute wrist snap?".

Novak may be a Jedi or Zen master when it comes to execution of strokes but this does not mean that his explanation of his own strokes is totally accurate.
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