Originally Posted by mntlblok
More of a "curiosity" thing to me is that they all have the racket face significantly more "open" in the backswing than at contact. I also see that with good volleys, and feel that I hit both those shots better if I consciously make that move - as long as that "closing" of the racket face stops after contact.
Interesting, I never thought about that. It seems that it makes you hit more through the ball, than with the "scooping" under the ball movement that I intuitively have been using. Looking forward to trying it.