Originally Posted by HughJars
Cool, the split step timing does, but making contact wih the front foot in the air coming down - are you sure? I thought this would affect stability.
Not if your balance is good and your weight transfer/transfer is sound.
I learnt this lesson really well practicing one hand backhand return of serve, when I often hit with the front foot off the ground, it doesnt mean you cant have a great contact and impact on the ball.