Originally Posted by Cheetah
swinging hard uses / implies using a lot of muscle.. muscling the ball. tense. this will result in a slower racquet head speed. you want to generate racquet head speed from being loose and using coordinated movements. kinetic chain. loose = fast.
good video on kinectic chain, short power, bruce lee's one inch punch
Very interesting. Short power seems to be in line with what Oscar was saying about finding the ball first and then accelerating at the 'last moment'.
How to practice the kinetic chain at home? Any exercises?