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Old 05-11-2014, 01:58 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by darthpanda View Post
your backhand looks sweet. i left a longer comment on the video itself.
I agree. I like your backhand. Nice, smooth motion, you could maybe bend your knees a bit more.

The forehand is indeed a bit slappy, as others have noted. Lots of folks will tell you to change your swing, etc etc... I'd just say, in the name of simplicity, bring your racquet back earlier and you might get better results using exactly the same swing (and bend your knees).

Most folks have real difficulty making major changes to their swings - muscle memory gets pretty sticky by a certain age. Personally, I think it's best to tweak little things rather than try to make big changes because the big changes rarely work.

Just my two cents... Importantly, I'm not a teaching pro, so my advice is worth exactly what you paid for it.
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