Originally Posted by spot
You are the one that used the example of people calling footfaults who want to play "College and beyond" and I think thats exactly right. For anyone who wants to play college and beyond they they absolutely should call footfaults every time they see one when playing against friends because those friends can work with their coach to correct the behavior. For people playing league tennis as a hobby- I'd rather watch the ball and return serve rather than watching someone's feet and hoping that they touch the line to win the point without having to play tennis.
Having seen plenty of college matches I totally agree. This level and beyond you will not be getting away with FFing. I've seen some chair umps who must have super eyes calling foot faults that are just barely touching the line.