The great thing about taking the ball early isn't that you hit harder, it's that you cut down on your opponent's response time...that makes it seem that you're hitting the ball a lot harder than you actually are.
Where's vamosrafa or somebody to tell the women that they can't talk about this? I was wondering how long it would take before this happened... Like people are told on here all the time, we can read the title, and we can choose not to read the thread (thank God).
I don't feel so bad about my mishaps, now.
The two most painful:
1. String broke while I was tying off the last knot...stabbed myself DEEP in the palm of my hand with the needle nose pliers.
2. Opened a pair of flying clamps on an old, crappy stringer with my thumbbetween the clamp and...