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Old 02-28-2013, 08:41 PM   #10
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^^ yeah... obviously the flattest and hardest is the Lansdorp ball....

He's the only one who uses these terms. Other coaches will say hit looper, or higher with more topspin or shorter or flatter or more angled, or such...

In reality, as i see it, pros hit varying heights depending on what they want to achieve and their court positioning, hit an inside out winner, passing shot, regular rally ball, defensive ball on the run, etc...

I think the points Lansdorp was trying to make was that you should be able to hit at varying heights over the net, i.e. balls with varying amounts of spin and pace depending on your strategy/situation.
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