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Old 02-15-2013, 05:55 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by isilra View Post
I'm so stupid that i have never realized that the shoulder and the arm should stay in the same plane and the racquet should be the only one who should come from behind. I was always ruining my kinetic chain by trying to keep my arm and elbow back when i turn my shoulders. I'm so glad that i made this thread. It's like i have found my missing son after 20 years of search lol, thank you man.
you want 'racquet lag'. not 'arm lag'. notice how djoko's/fed/nadal/anyone good keeps the upper arm in line with the torso during the swing. the upper arm is moving with the torso/shoulders. the forearm/wrist is loose and lags the racquet.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gq09yHPmKh0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_6hC2qKnKw
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