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Old 02-01-2013, 08:25 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by mikeler View Post
I have a high ball toss to allow myself time to get into the correct position. It's too bad I just did not learn how to delay my toss and not have to toss it so far up especially on windy days.
A high ball toss (or [gasp] even a slight hitch) may make a teaching pro cringe like dragging fingernails across a chalkboard.
But getting the chest up, and "forming a bow shape" so you can "cartwheel shoulder over shoulder", is undoubtedly better for your shoulder than rushing it from too low a toss with form that causes impingement.

But I hear you.

I struggle with the same thing, sometimes worse than others, but most often if I am not serving/practicing serve for even a relatively short period of time.

I wish I could do the following, even if I haven't served in a couple of weeks:

Tossing the Ball into the Service Swing
Amazing Roger Federer Serve while eyes are closed:
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