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Old 03-08-2004, 05:31 PM   #2
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For overheads, Serves, and Volleys, most people use a continental grip (hammer grip). When I used a eastern grip while doing overheads, I found that the balls often went long. By switching to a continental I added more spin, and could wack the ball hard without it going out.

Switching from a eastern to continental is not difficult (in a game)

Continental-V should be on the side of the racquet. You should be able to hit the ball with the edge of your racquet.
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