Originally Posted by VeeSe
Does anybody else slice the forehand side with an eastern forehand grip (both on shots where you choose to slice because you're running out wide or on a forehand chip approach shot)?
Or am I the only one?
edit: on shots where I can barely reach the ball, I have to switch to the continental grip for the traditional squash shot because of the angle of the wrist, etc
I use conti when blocking the ball back or stretched wide and I know I will get to the ball late.
With eastern I can hit it faster, keep it lower, and make the ball curve, but I don't find that many opportunities to use it where it would be more effective and higher% than a topspin fh.